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  • Expert Opinions

    Lyxor Minute: Portfolio protection

    Take a look at our latest "Lyxor Minute" video featuring Florence Barjou, Head of Multi-Asset Investments.

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    Looking forward after the roller coaster ride

    With a strong January rally after December’s carnage, the latest indicators signal a continuous slowdown in the global economic cycle, including both Europe and China, with the US as the only major exception.

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    Lyxor Minute : Vote and engagement

    In a context where passive managers are increasingly exercising their vote, Lyxor has engaged a constructive dialogue with companies on the extra-financial issues their face. Florent Deixonne, Head of Sustainable and Responsible Investment, analyzes what is at stake in voting and engagement policies and the topics raised by Lyxor in general meetings in 2019. 

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    Finding the sweet spot in equity overlays

    Many institutional investors use equity overlay strategies to earn additional returns on their underlying assets. At the same time, they typically wish to hedge a portion of the associated equity risk. But this presents several dilemmas. Too conservative a hedging policy takes away the risk premium investors wish to earn.Conversely, too much equity risk or an inflexible hedging policy could cause investors to overreact in adverse market conditions and close out positions at the worst time.

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    Looking Ahead To 2019 After A Rough Year

    After the worst year for financial markets since the 2008 crisis, get the full story and our outlook for 2019.   In our view, fears of a recession in the United States are overblown, if only because consumer spending—which represents 70% of GDP—is solid. Nevertheless, economic indicators, which are still consistent with growth above potential, are expected to decelerate further during the first quarter.

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    The challenges of cash management

    What are the main cash management challenges your clients currently face? Insurers, pension fund managers and CFOs or corporate treasurers of major European groups are the main categories of clients I meet with. And the same question comes up time and time again: is it possible to find positive returns on high-quality, short-dated assets? And if so, what level of volatility is involved?