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    Positioning Portfolios for Political Shifts and a Changing China

    In his roundup of our latest Investment Forum, Neil Dwane highlights the...

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  • Update Magazine,  Allianz Global Investors, Strategic Outlook, March 2017

    Global monetary stimulus: near the peak?

    Monetary policy has been a key driver for capital markets especially...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Capital Market Implications 2017

    Capital Market Implications 2017

    Our capital market outlook provides you with a concise overview of the...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Global High Yield

    Global High Yield: Increasing the Opportunity Set and Reducing Risk

    The global high-yield market has expanded rapidly in the past two...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Tail-Risk Hedging

    Tail-Risk Hedging: Protection from black swans

    Many capital market investors still have painful memories of the losses...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Interview, Hans-Joerg Naumer

    »Investing in response to the Club of Rome«

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Joern Klein talks to Hans-Joerg Naumer, Global...

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  • Using Alpha, Conviction and Tenacity to Generate ACTive Returns

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  • Will the West turn Japanese?

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  • Capital Market Implications 2016

    Our capital market outlook provides you with a concise overview of the...

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    In terms of fixed-income securities, most institutional Euro investors...

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  • The Call for Global Bonds

    Bond investors with a global focus are fortunate: they have access to a...

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  • The Call for Global Equities

    Global equities look fairly valued in absolute terms but attractive...

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  • »We will be dealing with financial repression for a long time to come.«

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Joern Klein talks to Neil Dwane, Global Strategist...

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  • Capital Market Implications 2016

    An overview of international capital markets.

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  • Smart beta investing – Factor-based investment strategies on the upswing

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  • Infrastructure Debt Financing Truth and Fiction

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  • “We consider ourselves one of the pioneers of global bond management.”

    “We consider ourselves one of the pioneers of global bond management.”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Joern Klein talks to Malie Conway, Co-CIO at Rogge...

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  • Conclusions from the latest Investment Forum in Hong Kong

    “At our most recent semi-annual Investment Forum, held in Hong Kong in ...

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  • Is there scope for fiscal easing?

    Stefan Hofrichter, Global Head of Economics and Strategy, speaking about...

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  • Capital Market Implications 2016

    An overview of international capital markets.

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  • Investing in liquid alternative strategies

    In times of financial repression coupled with heightened volatility in...

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  • Investing in renewables infrastructure

    Nearly half of all power is expected to be generated from renewables in...

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  • „Bis zum dritten Quartal 2015 war die Volatilität an den Aktienmärkten über mehrere Jahre relativ gering.“

    “Up to Q3 2015, equity markets had experienced several years of relatively low volatility.”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Jörn Klein talks to Spencer Rhodes, Global...

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  • Conclusions from the Allianz Global Investors New York Investment Forum

    Understand. Act. At our most recent semi-annual Investment Forum, we...

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  • Capital Market Implications 2015

    An overview of international capital markets.

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  • Active Share: Die einzelnen Teile sind mehr wert als das Ganze

    Active share: the sum of the parts is greater than the whole

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  • Advanced Fixed Income: designed to profit from market inefficiencies under risk constraints

    Advanced Fixed Income: designed to profit from market inefficiencies under risk constraints

    The historically low-yield environment challenges investors’...

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  • Opportunities of Investment Grade Credit in the current market environment

    Opportunities of Investment Grade Credit in the current market environment

    Since the beginning of the year investors in Europe have faced several...

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  • “Where do you see Allianz Global Investors in 2020, Ms Corley and Mr Utermann?”

    “Where do you see Allianz Global Investors in 2020, Ms Corley and Mr Utermann?”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Jörn Klein talks to Allianz Global Investors'...

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  • Risk Wise. Nine Everyday Adventures

    Risk Wise. Nine Everyday Adventures

    Update will be presenting a selection of stories from Risk Wise. In this...

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  • Asia – searching for growth

    Allianz Global Investors hosted its seventh Asia Conference at Hotel de...

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  • Macroprudential policy – a panacea against systemic risk?

    Since the beginning of the year there have been more than 30 key...

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  • The case for alternatives

    After a 30-year bond bull market and a strong, multi-year recovery in...

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  • “Are infrastructure projects sufficiently structured, Dr Sandhövel?”

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  • Risk Wise. Nine Everyday Adventures

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  • Outperforming the low-yield environment

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  • Transformation stories are investment opportunities in European equity

    The continual transformation of the world calls for transforming stories...

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  • Dynamic Risk Management

    Many institutional investors are searching for adequate risk premiums,...

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  • Risk Wise. Nine Everyday Adventures

    Why should an investment manager support a book about risk, in...

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  • “Quo vadis Europe, Professor Dr Heise?”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Jörn Klein speaks with Professor Dr Michael Heise,...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Outlook 2015, Volatility

    Outlook for 2015: be prepared for rising volatility

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  • Update Magazine,  Allianz Global Investors, Strategy, The new "alphabet" of investing

    The new “alphabet” of investing

    In a world of lower trend growth and continued low real interest rates,...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Focus on investment styles, Global Solutions

    Focus on investment styles

    Is deciding whether to adopt an active or passive investment style...

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  • Update Magazine, Allianz Global Investors, Interview with Dr. Steffen Hörter about sustainable investing

    “How sustainable is sustainable investment?”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Jörn Klein talking to Dr Steffen Hörter, Co-Head...

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  • Financial repression 2.0: investing in a silverlocks economy

    How are institutional investors handling the current environment with...

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  • Taking the sting out of fixed income

    The current low-interest-rate environment calls for a new, flexible...

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  • The case for Emerging Market currencies in the long run … and possibly also now

    After the significant weakness in emerging market currencies at the end...

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  • “When are equity markets going to fall, Mr de Vries-Hippen?”

    Editor-in-Chief Marty-Jörn Klein spoke to Jörg de Vries-Hippen, Head of...

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  • Equities – the “new safe option”

    Over a 30-year horizon, equities can offer more “security” than top...

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  • Is small beautiful?

    In this, the sixth year following the outbreak of the global financial...

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  • Successful management of a market-neutral hedge fund strategy

    Since the end of 2007, the global hedge fund industry has been in a...

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  • “Has active management run its course?”

    Editor in Chief Marty-Jörn Klein talks to Andreas Utermann, Global Chief...

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  • Update Magazine I/2014, Allianz Global Investors, Deflation or Disinflation, Outlook

    Will Deflation Follow Disinflation? Inflation Outlook for the Next Two Years

    In Europe and the United States, inflation rates have been dropping for...

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  • Update Magazine I/2014, Allianz Global Investors, Best Styles, Equity Strategy, Harvesting Risk Premiums

    Best Styles: Harvesting Risk Premium in Equity Investing

    Harvesting risk premiums is a common investment strategy in fixed income...

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  • Update Magazine I/2014, Allianz Global Investors, Emerging Markets Debt, Fixed Income

    Emerging Markets Debt

    Especially in times of financial repression, bonds from emerging markets...

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  • Update Magazine I/2014, Allianz Global Investors, Interview, Private Market Investments in Institutional Portfolios

    “Should private market investments be included in any institutional portfolio?”

    Editor-in-chief Marty-Jörn Klein talks to Dr Wolfgang Mader, Head of...

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  • Update Magazine - IV 2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Smart Risk

    Taking Smart Risks When Investing in Times of Financial Repression

    Low interest rates are forcing investors to take action. It has become ...

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  • Update Magazine - IV 2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Smart Risk

    Outlook 2014: Risky not to Be in Risky Assets

    Taking risks is all about shrewd calculation – “Smart risk” is the answer

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  • Update Magazine - IV 2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Risk Parity

    A Risk-Conscious Approach to Investing Using Risk Parity

    If we try to summarise the nature of risk parity in a single term, ...

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  • Update Magazine - IV 2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Emerging Markets - Greg Saichin

    “Mr Saichin, is it smart or risky to invest in Emerging Market Debt?”

    Editor in Chief Marty-Jörn Klein interviews Greg Saichin, ...

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  • Update Magazine III/2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Fixed Income Strategies

    Understand Risks - Generate Performance - 60 Years of Experience

    Despite a challenging market environment resulting from unconventional...

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  • Update Magazine III/2013- Allianz Global Investors - Equities - Proprietary Analyses

    Proprietary Analyses Make All the Difference - Regardless of a Company’s Size

    Given that the US Federal Reserve is considering changing its extremely...

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  • Update Magazine III/2013- Allianz Global Investors - Pensions Management

    Funding Pension Liabilities Is Becoming a Key Area of Corporate Finance Focus

    In recent years, managing pension liability risk has increasingly...

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  • Update Magazine III/2013- Allianz Global Investors - Interview with Franck Dixmier

    “Mr Dixmier, over the past three decades the bond market has experienced the longest bull market in history....

    Editor in Chief Marty-Jörn Klein interviews Franck Dixmier, CIO Fixed...

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  • Update Magazine II/2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Regulation - Solvency II

    Solvency II is Causing a Paradigm Shift

    Long-term institutional investors, such as insurance companies and...

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  • Update Magazine II/2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Equities - Mergers and Acquisitions

    Financial Repression: A Driving Force for Mergers and Acquisitions?

    International capital markets have seen a growing number of corporate...

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  • Update Magazine II/2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Fiduciary Management - Selection Managers

    Selecting Managers in the Context of a Fiduciary Mandate

    In recent years, the needs of institutional clients – particularly...

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  • Update Magazine II/2013 - Allianz Global Investors - Interview with Thomas Richter, BVI

    “Mr Richter, is the increasing regulation of funds a meaningful step, or does it create a competitive...

    Editor in Chief Marty-Jörn Klein interviews Thomas Richter, Director...

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  • Update Magazine I/2013 - Allianz Global Investors -  Equities - Dividens not Coupons

    Dividends, not coupons - Equity Strategy in a Low Interest Rate Environment

    The next few years are likely to see historically low real interest...

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  • Update Magazine I/2013 - Allianz Global Investors -  ESG Advisory - Sustainable Investing 2.0

    Sustainable Investing 2.0

    Sustainable investment often focuses primarily on protecting investors’...

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  • Update Magazine I/2013 - Allianz Global Investors -  Infrastructure Senior Debt

    Infrastructure Senior Debt: A Growing Opportunity

    Historically investors have mainly accessed infrastructure projects...

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  • Update Magazine I/2013 - Allianz Global Investors -  Interview with Andreas Utermann

    “What’s your take on the future of government bonds, Mr Utermann?”

    Editor-in-Chief Marty-Jörn Klein spoke to Andreas Utermann, Global Chief...

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