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Never a dull moment: 25 years of emerging market investing
Never a dull moment: 25 years of emerging market investing
Today, emerging markets represent a quarter of the global equity market.
26-11-2019 | Insight
The spy in the sky for deforestation
The spy in the sky for deforestation
Robeco has teamed up with a satellite data company to detect deforestation in palm oil plantations.
15-11-2019 | Insight
Next in fintech: ecosystem enablers
Next in fintech: ecosystem enablers
The boom in fintech and digital payments continues unabated.
22-10-2019 | Insight
Investing in a 50:50 World
Investing in a 50:50 World
Welcome to a new world.
18-07-2019 | Column
Using engagement to unpick the Korean Discount
Using engagement to unpick the Korean Discount
Foreign investors can unlock value at Korean companies through engagement, says active ownership specialist Ronnie Lim.
20-06-2019 | Insight
This time it’s different: best opportunities outside of the US
This time it’s different: best opportunities outside of the US
Since the beginning of the year, global equity markets have staged a swift comeback.
26-04-2019 | Column
China's new economy takes root
China's new economy takes root
The Chinese economy is currently experiencing a downturn and we believe it will hit rock bottom in the second quarter.
16-04-2019 | Insight
Investing in the SDGs to tackle snake bites
Investing in the SDGs to tackle snake bites
How many people do you think die from snake bites?
11-03-2019 | Stunning statistics
The drone that can plant millions of trees
The drone that can plant millions of trees
A drone that can carpet bomb 100,000 tree seeds a day may solve the issue of deforestation in remote areas.
03-01-2019 | Stunning statistics
Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Investing in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be challenging, but it is now possible to verify corporate contributions to them.
16-10-2018 | Insight
China on-site: GDP growth worries and the opportunities in electric vehicles
China on-site: GDP growth worries and the opportunities in electric vehicles
Are the worries about China’s growth rate justified?
04-10-2018 | Insight
China leads: robotics
China leads: robotics
China is installing more robots than any other nation.
06-09-2018 | Insight
Connecting China to the world
Connecting China to the world
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a major project, aiming to increase connectivity and cooperation between China on the one hand and European, Asian and African countries on the other.
27-08-2018 | Insight
Beautiful China: the war on pollution
Beautiful China: the war on pollution
China’s unparalleled growth over the past decades has come at a price: pollution.
23-08-2018 | Insight
Changing demographics to support consumption
Changing demographics to support consumption
Will the Chinese soon be free to decide how many children they have?
09-08-2018 | Insight
Fact or fiction: SI does not work in emerging markets
Fact or fiction: SI does not work in emerging markets
Sustainable investing is well established in the West, though some doubt whether it can work in emerging markets battling with bigger issues.
08-08-2018 | Insight
China, land of Unicorns
China, land of Unicorns
When we talk about innovative multi-billion tech start-ups, the first thing that tends to come to mind is Silicon Valley.
01-08-2018 | Insight
The outlook for Chinese stocks: firm but choppy
The outlook for Chinese stocks: firm but choppy
Investment outlooks for China diverge widely.
27-07-2018 | Interview
China on-site: trade war risk and healthcare momentum
China on-site: trade war risk and healthcare momentum
How should Chinese equity investors deal with trade war risk?
12-06-2018 | Insight
Ignore the short-term noise in emerging markets
Ignore the short-term noise in emerging markets
Robeco's Fabiana Fedeli commenting on the short-term noise in and long-term prospects for emerging markets.
05-06-2018 | Video
China on-site: renminbi worries and the rise of A-shares
China on-site: renminbi worries and the rise of A-shares
How worried should investors be about the renminbi?
30-04-2018 | Insight
Three reasons why South Korea is our gold medalist
Three reasons why South Korea is our gold medalist
South Korea has been one of our favorite emerging markets for years.
05-02-2018 | Insight
Some emerging markets are more equal than others
Some emerging markets are more equal than others
2017 was the year of the dramas that did not unfold.
01-02-2018 | Insight
Outperforming in Asia with ‘boots on the ground’
Outperforming in Asia with ‘boots on the ground’
A local presence in Asia has helped to generate outperformance over the past decade, say Robeco’s Chief Investment Officers in the region.
30-01-2018 | Insight
Has stewardship improved things for Japanese equity investors?
Has stewardship improved things for Japanese equity investors?
Japanese equities have been shunned for their low returns on capital.
18-12-2017 | Insight
Fears of Trump's impact on China overstated
Fears of Trump's impact on China overstated
Will the competing agendas of Xi and Trump cause turmoil in emerging markets?
22-06-2017 | Emerging markets alert
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