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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
Best economic links of the web
Best economic links of the web
The US recession watch: not very shocking yet
26-06-2017
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
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
Expected Returns 2017 - 2021
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Graph of the week
Graph of the week
Congratulations, Australia!
15-06-2017 | Insight
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
Robeco sponsors PLSA ‘Made Simple Guide’ to Factor Investing
Robeco sponsors PLSA ‘Made Simple Guide’ to Factor Investing
Robeco has sponsored a new ‘Made Simple Guide’ to Factoring Investing published by the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA).
09-06-2017 | Outlook
Sustainability Investing in the UK
Sustainability Investing in the UK
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Financial sector back in vogue with bond investors
Financial sector back in vogue with bond investors
Guess who’s back, banks are back.
08-06-2017 | Insight
Ten misconceptions about smart beta investing
Ten misconceptions about smart beta investing
This paper* attempts to debunk no fewer than ten myths about smart beta.
07-06-2017 | From the field
Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement, so what now?
Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement, so what now?
It seems to me – and I don’t seem to be alone in this – that Trump is taking rearguard action.
06-06-2017 | Insight
Factor investing challenges: underperforming the benchmark
Factor investing challenges: underperforming the benchmark
Factor based allocation has become increasingly popular in recent years.
31-05-2017 | Factor investing challenges
ESG integration crucial in emerging equities
ESG integration crucial in emerging equities
In emerging markets, ESG issues play an essential role.
26-05-2017 | Insight
Coming soon: industry 4.0
Coming soon: industry 4.0
Imagine a whole new world.
24-05-2017 | Insight
Beware the demographic death spiral
Beware the demographic death spiral
Every month we look at stunning statistics from the world of sustainability.
24-05-2017 | Stunning statistics
New presidency bodes well for South Korea
New presidency bodes well for South Korea
On 9 May, Moon Jae-In was elected president of South Korea.
23-05-2017 | Insight
Brand management in Global Consumer Trends
Brand management in Global Consumer Trends
Brand management is a central topic in sustainability investing.
23-05-2017 | Insight
Political crisis paralyzes Brazil
Political crisis paralyzes Brazil
The Brazilian market yesterday fell by nearly 9%.
19-05-2017 | Insight
Welcome to our new website
Welcome to our new website
Robeco has launched a new website to address target client needs and make investing information more accessible to mobile platforms.
18-05-2017 | News
Hedging climate risk
Hedging climate risk
The carbon footprint of a passive equity portfolio can be reduced by 50% without sacrificing returns.
17-05-2017 | From the field
Sander Bus and Roeland Moraal win Morningstar award for best fixed income investor
Sander Bus and Roeland Moraal win Morningstar award for best fixed income investor
“The very experienced high-yield bond managers Sander Bus and Roeland Moraal are held in high regard”.
09-05-2017 | Insight
European equities are punching below their weight
European equities are punching below their weight
Stocks in Europe are surprisingly unloved, despite a strong earnings season which has raised their relative attractiveness versus the US.
09-05-2017 | Monthly outlook
Passive investing the smart way: Enhanced Indexing
Passive investing the smart way: Enhanced Indexing
More and more clients will make the step from purely passive to enhanced indexing.
09-05-2017 | Video
Macron election weakens populist wave
Macron election weakens populist wave
Emmanuel Macron was elected as French President, weakening the populism that has swept global politics.
08-05-2017 | Insight
The pros and cons of ESG ratings for investment funds
The pros and cons of ESG ratings for investment funds
Monthly column from Global Equities on sustainability investing.
08-05-2017 | Opinion
Factor investing challenges: limiting turnover
Factor investing challenges: limiting turnover
Factor-based allocation has become increasingly popular in recent years.
05-05-2017 | Factor investing challenges