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Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Last week in a nutshell

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  • Fixed Income, Monthly Coffee Break

    First true relief of the year

    After a bruising first 10 months in 2022 that saw fixed income investors suffering near-record losses in most asset classes, November offered the first true relief of the year.
  • Absolute Return, Monthly Coffee Break

    Don’t forget the DIVA

    In 2022, the markets repriced risk premiums in financial assets, quickly adjusting to the inflation risk and to the interest rate hikes implemented by central banks that followed.
  • Asset Allocation, Monthly Coffee Break

    The next stage

    We end 2022 with a preference for equities over bonds, as our investment strategy became more constructive on attractive price levels at the start of the fourth quarter.
  • Equities, Monthly Coffee Break

    Stock markets continued their recovery

    After a slightly hesitant start, European stock markets continued their recovery from the October lows and ended November well into the green.
  • SRI, SFDR

    Stay on Top of SFDR

    Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR), mandatory ESG disclosure obligations, was introduced by the European Union to improve transparency in the market for sustainable investment.
  • ESG, Kroum Sourov, Sovereign Sustainability, Research Paper, Wim Van Hyfte

    Sustainability in the age of the grey swan

    Grey swan is an event that is possible and known, potentially extremely significant but considered not very likely to happen.
  • Fixed Income, Monthly Coffee Break

    Mixed picture

    October offered a mixed picture following a bruising first three quarters. The Bloomberg Global Aggregate Index was down 0.55%, driven primarily by losses in US Treasuries. However, investors in some segments of the credit markets, especially EUR HY, USD HY and to a lesser extent EUR IG did see positive performance. Most Inflation-Linked Bonds markets with the exception of the US also rallied on persistently high inflation.
  • Absolute Return, Monthly Coffee Break

    Relief rally heading into year-end

    Although the economy continues to decelerate, equities staged a strong rebound during the month of October.
  • Asset Allocation, Monthly Coffee Break

    Fundamental support for our constructive view

    In October, we turned more constructive based on our analysis of the market configuration. This month, fundamental support provides further reasons to maintain this stance.
  • Equities, Monthly Coffee Break

    Recession on the horizon

    European equities have rebounded over the past four weeks. The rebound was mainly driven by value stocks that have outperformed growth stocks since the last Equity Committee.
  • Absolute Return, Asset Allocation, Johann Mauchand, Research Paper, Steeve Brument

    Smile! CTA convexity is not lost…

    If the smile measures how the portfolio value reacts to changes in the underlying markets, then maybe we should measure the smiles – and this is what our investment team has been doing.
Our future should be one of conviction and responsibility
Naïm Abou-Jaoudé, CEO

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