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Will central banks spoil buoyant market sentiment?
Will central banks spoil buoyant market sentiment?
In its quarterly outlook, the Global Fixed Income Macro team sees central banks gradually normalizing their policies.
28-07-2017 | Quarterly outlook
Best economic links of the web
Best economic links of the web
28-07-2017
Graph of the week
Graph of the week

The party's over guys

28-07-2017 | Insight
Chinese A-shares: does taking risk pay off?
Chinese A-shares: does taking risk pay off?
Is risk rewarded on the Chinese A-share market?
27-07-2017 | Research
Social factors rise in prominence for sustainability
Social factors rise in prominence for sustainability
The importance of measuring social factors – the ‘S’ in ESG – is rising up the sustainability agenda, Robeco’s recent experience shows.
26-07-2017 | Insight
Not all trash is created equal
Not all trash is created equal
The problem of waste has ever been a problem – and it’s now coming from some surprising places.
25-07-2017 | Stunning statistics
Uncovering the 7 steps to ESG integration
Uncovering the 7 steps to ESG integration
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Hunt for dollars keeps Chinese credit spreads down
Hunt for dollars keeps Chinese credit spreads down
Despite China’s growing corporate debt burden, Chinese credits are trading at unattractive levels.
21-07-2017 | Insight
The Quality Factor
The Quality Factor
The quality effect is the tendency of high-quality stocks to outperform low-quality ones.
19-07-2017 | From the field
The value of multiple momentum signals
The value of multiple momentum signals
The concept of Momentum is not only a basic principle of physics.
18-07-2017 | Research
Does Carry add value to existing credit factors?
Does Carry add value to existing credit factors?
Is Carry a factor in its own right in credit markets?
11-07-2017 | Research
The end of QE is coming!
The end of QE is coming!
Mixed messages from central banks may be covertly signaling an end to quantitative easing, says Robeco’s Lukas Daalder.
10-07-2017 | Monthly outlook
Taking enhanced indexing to the next sustainability level
Taking enhanced indexing to the next sustainability level
The rising demand for sustainable investment solutions poses challenges.
10-07-2017 | Insight
Sustainability Investing in the UK
Sustainability Investing in the UK
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Brexit – the options and consequences
Brexit – the options and consequences
The Brexit timeline has begun, and the clock is now ticking, so what are the prospects for the UK?
07-07-2017 | Insight
Never the Twain shall meet? Robeco’s summer reading
Never the Twain shall meet? Robeco’s summer reading
What are the leading lights of Robeco reading while on vacation?
07-07-2017 | Insight
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
Six ways to improve the sustainability of credit portfolios
It is our conviction that analysing sustainability information leads to better informed investment decisions.
06-07-2017 | Insight
Perplexing complacency in credit markets
Perplexing complacency in credit markets
Robeco’s Credit team sees a world full of imbalances that can last for years or correct at any time.
06-07-2017 | Quarterly outlook
Factor investing: limited overcrowding risk
Factor investing: limited overcrowding risk
A key concern often voiced by factor investing and smart beta sceptics is the possible risk of overcrowding.
03-07-2017 | Interview
Factor investing challenges: determining how much to allocate
Factor investing challenges: determining how much to allocate
Factor-based strategies have become increasingly popular in recent years.
30-06-2017 | Factor investing challenges
Estimating the equity risk premium
Estimating the equity risk premium
Assessing the equity risk premium (ERP) is an ongoing debate among academics.
28-06-2017 | From the field
Insider transactions: ESG indicator or noise?
Insider transactions: ESG indicator or noise?
How do we identify indicators for our Emerging Markets ESG Survey?
28-06-2017 | Insight
Five concerns with low volatility index ETFs
Five concerns with low volatility index ETFs
Equity investors have a choice between active low volatility managers and low volatility index ETFs.
27-06-2017 | Research
Hydroelectric’s power has been watered down
Hydroelectric’s power has been watered down
Growth in renewable energy has dramatically cut the share of the oldest form of it – hydroelectricity.
26-06-2017 | Stunning statistics
Country Sustainability Ranking: peripheral progress stalling
Country Sustainability Ranking: peripheral progress stalling
The European peripheral countries have not made any further progress in the RobecoSAM Country Sustainability Ranking.
23-06-2017 | 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 | Insight
Robeco Quarterly June 2017
Robeco Quarterly June 2017
The fourth edition of Robeco Quarterly – our quant, sustainability and research magazine – is published.
21-06-2017 | Magazine
Patience and high active share is a rare combination in asset management
Patience and high active share is a rare combination in asset management
When is active management really active?
19-06-2017 | Interview
Picking up pennies in front of a steamroller
Picking up pennies in front of a steamroller
The investment environment has become like ‘picking up pennies in front of a steamroller’, says Robeco’s Lukas Daalder.
12-06-2017 | Monthly outlook
Looking at the long-term evidence on factors
Looking at the long-term evidence on factors
How important are factor tilts?
12-06-2017 | Interview
Don’t change a winning formula
Don’t change a winning formula
“We enhance the tools but the philosophy remains unchanged – we do the same as we have always done, but try to do it better”.
12-06-2017 | Insight
UK election creates ‘hung parliament’
UK election creates ‘hung parliament’
The Conservative party won but fell short of an overall majority.
09-06-2017 | Insight