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Malgorzata Kluba, Rudi Van Den Eynde, Oncology, Equities

World Cancer Day 2023

And we would rather not have to go through this – which would mean we won the battle and cancer is curable.
  • Equities, Geoffroy Goenen, Value vs Growth

    The second step of the waltz

    Despite a fairly significant rally beginning in October, European equity markets, battered by major outflows since the start of the crisis in Ukraine, recorded a correction over the year 2022 (-9.5%). Although European equities finished the year on a relative outperformance compared with the United States (-13.4%) and emerging markets (-15.1%)1, the year was still a source of concern for investors, who are now asking questions about what may arise in 2023.
  • 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.
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Outlook 2023, Johann Mauchand, Steeve Brument

CTA's: "Ride of the Valkyries"

Hard landing or soft? From Draghi’s ‘’Whatever it takes” to Powell’s “Whatever it costs”, we know the markets are ready for exciting times. CTAs aim to face the next swing, whether it be hard landing or soft.
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.
Absolute Return, Nadège Dufossé, Steeve Brument, Video

In search of absolute return across asset classes

As governments continue to maintain low interest rates through the COVID-19 pandemic, and the correlation between asset classes remains high, the questions of diversification, income and attractive returns are firmly on investors’ agenda. You can now listen to the replay of our recent webinar which looked at the relevance of the multi asset absolute return approach in today’s investment markets and introduced our two risk-rated portfolios that meet your requirements.
Research Paper, Asset Allocation, Steeve Brument

Interest rates go up

After several decades of riding a government bonds bull market, investors are now looking for alternative drivers of return. Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) strategies, with their ability to make gains in rising, as well as falling markets, have historically been able to improve risk-adjusted returns when introduced to a balanced portfolio. However, a question that investors can legitimately ask today is how are CTAs impacted by rising interest rates?
Asset Allocation, Steeve Brument

Going with the trend

Discover what CTAs can do in this age of low interest rates… And how they do it
Podcast, Absolute Return, Steeve Brument

An update on Diversified Futures

Covid-19 Series - Podcast #9: Steeve Brument, Head of Multi-Asset Quantitative Strategies at Candriam, gives today a full overview of CTAs, an expertise Candriam has developed since 2007. Are these strategies an interesting alternative in the current market environment? When do they perform at their best? And why such a dispersion between competitors today?

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