Most investors are risk-averse: they are more sensitive about losing money (even if the loss is unrealised, i.e. they haven’t sold the loss-making position yet) than about missing out on a nice opportunity.
The fallout of the Great Recession and the way it has been addressed have only made finding an appropriate investment strategy more daunting than ever.
Interest rates saw sharp swings in 2013. 10-year Bund yields fell as far as 1.15% in May 2013, close to their historic low
William De Vijlder and chief economist Joost van Leenders tell the team about their outlook on the global economy and markets.
After a brief correction in January, equities, real estate and commodities have all rallied so far this year, while bond yields have fallen, most strongly in ‘peripheral’ eurozone economies.
The answer: be innovative, audacious and capable of creating value
Investors are increasingly on edge as various signals suggest that times are changing.
Many European investors in low volatility equities were caught by surprise: the volatility of their low equity portfolios has been as high as the market volatility.
Each month, Christian Dargnat, Head of the distribution business line, gives a view on BNP Paribas Investment Partners investment strategy.
Each month, Christian Dargnat, Head of the distribution business line, gives a view on the investment strategy.
William De Vijlder talks about the US dollar attractivity in 2014.
Will we see the start of normalisation in 2014 and how will this impact financial markets? Upside for bond yields should be limited. Equities have scope for further gains
A 30-minute Live event on the market outlook: surviving in a world without quantitative easing.