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"Modest Risk-On": Equities Favoured; Regional Picks Include Japan, the US, Germany
Sona Blessing in Conversation with Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen
 
Thursday, July 11, 2013

radio Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen is Head of Strategy, Strategy and Tactical Asset Allocation Group, ING Investment Management (International AUM as of 31.3.2013 ~EUR 184 bn.)
He is responsible for formulating the firm's macroeconomic outlook and fixed income tactical asset allocation. Focused on tactical allocation between cash, fixed income, equities, real estate, and commodities, and particularly between specific fixed income markets such as treasuries, intergovernmental credits, high yields, and emerging market debt.
Valentijin is a recognised expert in growth, inflation, and central bank policy in the major economic blocks and the global dynamics that influence different regions.

In this podcast he share's the rationale behind their mid year asset allocation review and explains why "The road is slippery but we are not stuck in the mud!"

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"Modest Risk-On": Equities Favoured; Regional Picks Include Japan, the US, Germany

Duration: 10:53 

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  • Q1 - What is your macro economic base case scenario for the second half of this year?

    Duration: 00:50 


  • Q2 - Across the different asset classes - where do you see investment opportunities?

    Duration: 00:48 


  • Q3 - Which are the assets you favour and which are your preferred regions?

    Duration: 00:49 


  • Q4 - What is your asset allocation outlook on real estate and commodities?

    Duration: 01:04 


  • Q5 - What supports your preference for Japanese equities?

    Duration: 01:01 


  • Q6 - Why do you believe there remains capturable upside potential given that equity valuations are at historical highs?

    Duration: 01:23 


  • Q7 - What are your views on the price path of oil?
    How should one manage, an allocation or not, to gold, within a portfolio?

    Duration: 02:33 


  • Q8 - From a macro economic perspective, how could the up-coming German elections potentially impact asset allocation?
    Which are some of the other "wild card" macro economic events that you have factored into your outlook and how have they conditioned your asset allocation?

    Duration: 02:26 



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