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Markets in Focus: Half-Time – Keeping it Real and DefensiveJun 30, 2022
It was a challenging market environment in the second quarter. We take a closer look at real assets, defensive sectors and factor indexes as investors navigate what might be a prolonged period of volatility and uncertainty.
Carbon Markets: An Emerging Derivatives ClassJun 28, 2022
Carbon markets can play a significant role in managing carbon risk within equity portfolios to hedge against price risks. Our research focuses on applications, carbon-risk management and correlations to other assets classes.
The Signal for Industrial Property Amid E-Commerce NoiseJun 7, 2022
Demand and pricing for industrial commercial property got a boost from spiking e-commerce demand during the early part of the pandemic. We look at the longer-term trends in e-commerce sales for guidance.
Real Estate Has Bucked the Deglobalization TrendMay 27, 2022
Real estate investors have historically exhibited a strong home bias. But there is evidence that real estate may have become more global based on return and transaction behavior — bucking the trend, evident in listed markets, toward deglobalization.
UK Rating Revaluation 2023May 20, 2022
Real Estate's Income Risk in an Inflationary WorldApr 27, 2022
Although real estate income returns have tended to be stable in aggregate, the right-hand chart below illustrates the extent to which they have varied across individual properties in the MSCI Pan-European Quarterly Property Fund Index (PEPFI).
Understanding Private Capital’s Exposure to Carbon-Intensive SectorsApr 7, 2022
Understanding private capital’s exposure to the energy, materials and utilities sectors, and their related industries, across asset classes, may be critical in supporting more-informed risk management and engagement decisions.
What Drove 2021 Real Estate Returns?Mar 25, 2022
As 2021 real estate index returns roll in, we’ve seen a broad-based acceleration of returns across nearly all countries and property types. But what can looking beyond the aggregate index returns tell us about the difference between the winners and losers?
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