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January 12, 2020
The Solvency Sharpe Ratio: Strategic Asset Allocation for Insurers
New approaches to Strategic Asset Allocation for increasingly complex insurance balance sheets.
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December 11, 2019
Equity Portfolio Construction: Filling the Gap Between Alpha and Beta
Separating equity alpha and beta is a good first step—but could investors be doing more in the space left between them?
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December 11, 2019
Mitigating Inflation Risk at Lower Opportunity Cost
Inflation-mitigating allocations can drag on returns when inflation is subdued: diversifying and tactical allocation can help.
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December 04, 2019
Simply Put(Writing)
PutWrite strategies can improve the risk-return efficiency, liquidity, flexibility and cost-effectiveness of investor portfolios.
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May 22, 2019
Quantitative Investing in China A Shares
How China’s retail investors create a rich opportunity set for quantitative strategies.
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May 21, 2019
An Insurers’ Guide to Below-Investment Grade Exposure: The Platform Approach
Exploring the advantages of a broad platform approach to fixed income and credit for insurance company investors.
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May 10, 2019
Survive and Thrive: Late-Cycle Investing
Late-cycle is arguably the most challenging time for investors and asset allocators.
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April 29, 2019
Index Option Writing Strategy Benchmarks
How the continued success of option strategies arguably depends on the investment industry’s ability to consistently benchmark the strategies.
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April 04, 2019
FX Markets: What’s Top-Down and What’s Bottom-Up?
Introducing a new five-factor model of the global, top-down determinants of foreign-exchange returns.
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March 15, 2019
The Term Premium Conundrum
What is the “term premium”, why is it so low, why might it rise—and what does it mean for investors?
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January 31, 2019
Diversifying into Insurance Risk Premia
How Insurance Linked Securities can potentially improve the diversification in an institutional portfolio.
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January 25, 2019
Life after LIBOR
The all-important LIBOR benchmark is likely to disappear after 2021. What does that mean for investors?
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January 18, 2019
ESG for EMD: Toward Best Practice
A serious approach to ESG in emerging markets is increasingly a proprietary approach.
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January 11, 2019
ESG Investing: An Active Approach to Long-Term Value Creation
At Neuberger Berman, we believe active management is a demonstrably better approach for investors seeking ESG integration in their investment portfolios.
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December 21, 2018
Strength in Numbers
Volatility and correlations are rising. Here are three liquid, high-value proposition quant-investing ideas to fortify portfolios.
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November 07, 2018
Combining Public and Private Debt: Considerations for Investors
We believe there are a number of good reasons fixed income investors should consider a one-portfolio public/private debt solution.
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October 09, 2018
ESG Fixed Income Engagement Report
Our engagement process, key themes and observations, data summarizing our engagement activities and relevant case studies.
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September 19, 2018
How Risk Parity Can Cope with Rising Rates
It seems counterintuitive that risk parity can outperform when rates are rising—we explain why it is not.
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September 06, 2018
The Dissolving Divides that Will Shape the Post-Crisis Investment Era
In ten years, what are the forces that would still be driving the investment world, and what would have been dismissed as mere noise?
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August 10, 2018
Improving Diversification by Adding Momentum
For investors looking to balance risk mitigation with cost considerations and return potential, we offer momentum strategies as a potential solution.
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August 06, 2018
BBBs: Beyond the Headlines
The growth of BBB credits is causing many investors to worry, but the reality is far more nuanced than the headlines would suggest.
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August 03, 2018
Unlocking Shareholder Value in Europe
While European equity markets outpaced much of the developed market competition in 2017, a bout of global volatility in the first half of 2018 dampened their momentum.
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June 08, 2018
Optimizing Currency Exposures under Solvency II
Recalibrating the Dynamic Ideal Hedge Ratio for European Insurers.
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April 27, 2018
Welcome to the Real China Bond Market
China’s onshore bond market liberalizes further, offering more exposure to China’s economic transition.
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April 03, 2018
Overview of Alternative Risk Premia (“ARP”) Strategies
Given the increased complexity and diversity of ARP strategies, we outline a framework for investors to navigate the ARP universe.
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February 21, 2018
Improving Fundamentals Boost Case for Commodities
Commodity markets are once again attracting investors.
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February 08, 2018
A Changing Landscape for Multi-Sector Fixed Income Investing
What worked over the last five years is unlikely to work as well over the next five.
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December 07, 2017
Inflation: Slain Dragon or Sleeping Giant?
As markets price for a long period of low inflation we ask, is it really as low as it seems, and are there really no signs of it stirring?
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September 07, 2017
REITs: The Real Thing
REITs can correlate with equities in the short-term, but long-term returns come from genuine bricks-and-mortar.
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February 08, 2017
The Case for Floating Rate Loans
In a rising interest rate environment, the case for investing in senior floating rate loans should be revisited.
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February 01, 2017
Gender Diversity Impact: Assessing Gender Diversity Impact at the Portfolio Level
Advancing women’s equality in the workplace could boost global GDP by $12 trillion by 2025.
White Paper
November 18, 2016
Multi-Asset Income: Re-thinking Risk
Investors who need income face unprecedented challenges in the current low-yield environment.
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October 14, 2016
Risk Parity and Alternative Risk Premia: A Happy Marriage
Decades of research into investment “factors”, combined with improvements in investment technologies, has led to a proliferation of alternative risk premia investment products.
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March 11, 2016
Emerging Markets: The Fear, The Facts and The Future
Where emerging markets are today and where they need to go next.
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September 11, 2015
Beyond Beta
Alternative Risk Premia may offer a low-cost, transparent route to uncorrelated returns.