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This podcast is for professional investors only. Robeco Podcasts: offering engaging interviews on Sustainability, Factor Investing & trends.

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Netherlands

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This podcast is for professional investors only. Robeco Podcasts: offering engaging interviews on Sustainability, Factor Investing & trends.

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@Robeco

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English

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Episodes
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Can investors position their portfolios to prepare for a US election outcome?

5/3/2024
Anticipating how financial markets might react to the US presidential elections is a tough call for investors. Mike Mullaney, Director of Global Markets Research at Boston Partners, gives some clear guidelines on the scenarios.

Duration:00:24:52

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Thematic investing – often a tale of two tides

4/19/2024
While the returns of the Magnificent Seven stocks dwarfed the performance of thematic strategies in 2023, the tide may slowly be turning. In this podcast episode we talk to two seasoned thematic investors, Jack Neele and Roman Boner.

Duration:00:30:07

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Zoo-ming in and out of the factor zoo

3/22/2024
Quant equity investing has enjoyed the resurgence of value since late 2020. Meanwhile, the quest for innovation in capturing returns continues unabated. Since the birth of quant investing, there’s been a steady rise in the number of factors that researchers claim can explain alpha. But it turns out that 15 factors are enough to capture most of the drivers of equity market returns.

Duration:00:25:35

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All you need to know about ‘transition finance’

2/23/2024
A new aspect of the evolution in sustainable investing is the emphasis on what is termed 'transition finance'. It is a broad concept – some argue it’s too broad – but there are strong views that the complex shift that we need to get our economies to net zero will depend on this form of capital. How are investors going about the process of transition investing?

Duration:00:25:13

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Moving from cash to credits

1/17/2024
A year ago, many market participants were arguing that 2023 would be a great year for fixed income. Following a series of aggressive policy rate hikes, it seemed at the start of the year to be a great entry point. But interest rates continue to rise for most of 2023 and flows into the asset class turned out to be surprisingly modest. Have we now reached a turning point?

Duration:00:26:40

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A Swift but thorough look at 2024

12/11/2023
2023 gave investors little reason to complain. Both global equities and bondsare likely to deliver positive returns and Goldilocks still reigns supreme. In this podcast, Colin Graham and Peter van der Welle discuss the cracks in the resilience of Western economies (and their consumers), a contrarian view on the soft-landing consensus, inflation, geopolitics … and Taylor Swift.

Duration:00:28:20

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Can next-gen quant unlock alpha?

11/20/2023
The buzz around artificial intelligence has reached fever pitch, with growing awareness of what this technology can do. What does it all mean for investors? Can the power of AI be harnessed to create better investment outcomes? We’ve invited three specialists in this area, to discuss the various possibilities.

Duration:00:27:10

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Credit Quarterly Talks Q4 2023: This time it’s NOT different

10/3/2023
Consensus views in the market have changed from a likelihood of a recession to a most likely soft landing. But economic laws have always applied and this time should be no different.

Duration:00:09:37

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From Ghana to Ireland – ranking all countries by their SDG policies

10/2/2023
Countries all over the world have embraced the SDGs. Our new Country SDG Framework shows exactly which of those countries are making most progress. This new framework helps fixed income investors to finance those governments that are really making a difference. Laurens Swinkels and Jan Anton van Zanten discuss the details in our latest podcast episode.

Duration:00:28:28

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Growth now meets value in emerging market equities

9/7/2023
Early this year, investors were notably enthusiastic about emerging market equities. And, as the months have gone by, funds have flowed towards this asset class. While returns have been fair, investors are still waiting for the big pay-off from the emerging market bet. How patient ought investors to be, and how rewarding will that pay-off be in the end? We discuss this with portfolio managers Wim-Hein Pals and Jaap van der Hart.

Duration:00:28:06

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We’re at a very exciting stage in AI developments

7/10/2023
It’s been just over six months since generative AI was made truly accessible to the world at large. It’s sparked the collective imagination about the implications of AI technology for how we live, work – and even how we should assess potential investment prospects. What’s real, and what framework should one be applying to discern what the opportunities are? Mike Chen and Daniel Ernst share their insights in our latest podcast episode.

Duration:00:27:11

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Credit Quarterly Talks Q3 2023: Between a rock and a hard place

7/3/2023
In their latest Credit Quarterly Outlook, Robeco’s Credit team explains that rates and recession fears are the main drivers of this cycle.At times like these it’s critical to know your assets, as risks as well as opportunities will be inevitable. Erik Keller, Client Portfolio Manager for Credit at Robeco, outlines the team’s views.

Duration:00:09:38

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Podcast XL: Is the 60-40 portfolio dead or just outdated?

5/12/2023
The idea that the typical investment portfolio can be constructed with a 60% allocation to equities and a 40% exposure to bonds has paid off for number of decades, with very few exceptions. Last year happened to be one of those exceptions: the diversification effect broke down spectacularly, and the so-called 60-40 portfolio generated losses. Is it time to ditch the 60-40 concept altogether, or does it simply need a revamp?

Duration:00:44:49

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A new episode of our new series for you: 'In tune with the markets' - Arnout van Rijn

5/5/2023
Podcast 'In tune with the markets' – Episode 6: 'Jai Ho!' A new episode of Robeco’s biweekly podcast that makes sense of the latest market moves – with a musical twist. Tune in to hear the latest from Portfolio Manager Arnout van Rijn. This podcast features material by fair use guidelines. All rights reserved to the copyright owners.

Duration:00:16:41

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Banking crisis? What banking crisis?

4/25/2023
The expectation had been that banks would enjoy the fruits of finally exiting zero interest rate policies. While that has been the case, the tremendous pace and extent to which rates have risen over the past year have highlighted some weaknesses in the system. In this context, what are investors’ assessment of the banking sector? In our latest podcast, portfolio manager Patrick Lemmens and senior credit analyst Jan Willem Knoll give their views on the sector.

Duration:00:26:51

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Subscribe to 'In tune with the markets' too

4/7/2023
This is a trailer. Full new episode out now: https://www.robeco.com/en-int/insights/2023/04/podcast-in-tune-with-the-markets-mahna-mahna Robeco’s biweekly podcast that makes sense of the latest market moves – with a musical twist. Tune in to hear the latest from Portfolio Manager Arnout van Rijn as he covers the latest in global banking, central bank action and what to watch in the week ahead.

Duration:00:00:43

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Credit Quarterly Talks Q2 2023: Buy the dip

3/30/2023
Markets are still nervously eyeing the risk of a recession. Turmoil in the banking sector has added to the jitters. What will central banks do, and how should credit investors be positioned? In their latest Credit Quarterly Outlook, Robeco’s Credit team says they’re ready to buy on the dips, but with some very specific preferences. Erik Keller, Client Portfolio Manager for Credit at Robeco, outlines the team’s views.

Duration:00:08:42

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Don't navigate on headline news when investing in Asia-Pacific

3/28/2023
Asia-Pacific is touted as a region vibrant with opportunity, thanks to its demographic advantage, catch-up growth and technological prowess. But investors remain wary of some of the obstacles, such as uncertainty about China’s role as an economic powerhouse and, more broadly, the difficulty of investing in a region made up of highly distinct markets. Thu Ha Chow, Head of Fixed Income Asia, and Joshua Crabb, Head of Asia-Pacific Equities, discuss their approach to the region.

Duration:00:26:39

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New episode of new series: 'In tune with the markets' - Arnout van Rijn

3/24/2023
Podcast 'In tune with the markets' – episode 3: 'I will survive' A new episode of Robeco’s biweekly podcast that makes sense of the latest market moves – with a musical twist. Tune in to hear the latest from Portfolio Manager Arnout van Rijn as he covers the latest in global banking, central bank action and what to watch in the week ahead.

Duration:00:16:46

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New series: 'In tune with the markets'

3/10/2023
Podcast 'In tune with the markets' – episode 2: 'The Power' Arnout van Rijn: Central banks are still a major theme. The question is: how far are they willing to go, and what will it look like when markets snap. Meanwhile, equity markets remain relentlessly bullish, with cyclical stocks leading the charge. And China growth might be slowing, but it’s still got the power – as does President Xi Jinping. Follow (for free) via the links here: https://podnews.net/podcast/iad09

Duration:00:14:08