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Market Risk Insights: a question of altitude

Mountaineers know that acclimatisation provides the best chance of success in an attempt on a formidable peak – and there are strong parallels with investing. In 2019, investors will need to be the equivalent of mountain-fit in their terrain: the markets

In the Q1 2019 issue of Market Risk Insights, we provide our latest analysis of six key risk factors – volatility, correlation, stretch, liquidity, event and ESG – in order to help ensure that investors are market-fit for the year ahead.

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Kunjal Gala appointed Lead Portfolio Manager
There’s no such thing as a bear market without a bear market rally
The longest equity bull market in history (at least for the US) came to an end on the 19th February, just a couple of weeks short of its 11th birthday. .
Social factor outperformers prove resilient in equity markets
The scale of the pandemic and the response elicited has shone the light firmly on the ‘S’ of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) factors, but all three issues have come to the fore as the crisis has developed.
ESG matters – now more than ever
Why ESG integration and stewardship matter even more in times of crisis
Viral volatility: how Covid-19 is infecting sentiment
What does the latest reading of our complacency indicator show?
Coronavirus: a message from our leadership team
Während dieser unsicheren Zeiten und volatilen Märkten beobachten wir die Entwicklungen im Zusammenhang mit der Coronavirus-Pandemie sehr genau – eine Herausforderung, der wir alle gegenüberstehen.