Azimut Investments - Market Insights
INSIGHTS AND DOCUMENTS
UPDATES FROM THE FINANCIAL WORLD
Time is different for some
On November 15 th fifteen Nations (the 10 ASEAN Nations plus China, Japan, South Korea, Japan and Australia) representing about one third of the global population and global GDP entered into a free trade agreement, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership ( making it the biggest trade...
The most awaited political event of the year is now over. The results are not yet conclusive because of the recounts, Trump's lawsuits and runoffs in Georgia for two seats in the Senate; but what is clear today is that the results are quite in line with expectations with Biden winning the...
On November 3rd American voters will be asked to make three key decisions. Not only will their vote decide who wins the keys to the White House, but they will also be called to choose the whole of the House of Representatives as well as 35 out of 100 seats in the Senate
COVID IMPACT UPDATE ON TRAVEL-RELATED SECTORS
Among the sectors most heavily impacted by Covid-19, travel and transportation related businesses clearly stand out as the most disrupted ones by both people’s behavioral changes and the restrictions adopted to limit the diffusion and impact of the virus
SUN ABOVE THE CLOUDS?
It’s widely known that the financial markets are more often than not in an upward trend. This happens because the primary goal of investing is trying to grow one’s fortune over time, and human nature is such that people tend to focus only on positive expectations, disregarding the rest.
INFLATION INSIGHTS AND OUTLOOK
The drivers of inflation are many and complex. They include global economic and policy forces as well as domestic. At Azimut Group, we continuously have internal strategy discussions. We decided to make one such discussion, on the subject of inflation, in the form of a commentary by our Fund...
THE RISE OF CHINESE ASSETS
After the impressive rally from mid March lows, all asset classes continued to trade at quite expensive levels, at least using the standard valuation metrics, when the global economy is still fragile and needs further fiscal stimulus in order to avoid a new downturn In such a challenging...
THE NEW BOUNDARIES OF DIVERSIFICATION
One of the basic principles of portfolio construction is seeking uncorrelated investments The lower the correlation of the assets, the lower the overall volatility and drawdown will be in the portfolio.