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The Intelligence Report – 3 July 2019

Global views and trends

BNP Paribas Asset Management
 

In this edition, Denis Panel, CIO of multi-asset, quantitative investments and solutions, presents our mid-year 2019 outlook, touching on issues ranging from trade to growth and inflation and the opportunities for investors. Elsewhere, we present a cross-sector review of investing in technological innovation, incorporating a risk-mitigating ESG perspective. We finish on the sustainability theme of ‘natural capital’, more specifically, a study of companies’ seafood sourcing and plastics/packaging strategies.

What asset allocation could work best to face tomorrow’s challenges?

Geopolitics, shifting central bank stances, Goldilocks looking fragile. The factors to mind when allocating assets are in constant flux. One theme that should hold good longer-term is the transition to a lower carbon economy.

Technological innovation: A global theme

When it comes to pursuing a strategy focused on technological innovation, investors should think beyond the obvious IT candidates. In pretty much any sector that touches upon daily life or business, one can find potential winners.

Protecting our oceans: critical to a more sustainable future

A detailed assessment of companies’ marine-related activities allows us to rate their ESG quality fairly, so that investment targets those companies that not only perform well – they also protect the world’s natural capital.

 

 


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