Sat, Jan 21, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Opalesque Radio

"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!"

 Download this feature as MP3 (24.93 MB)

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

Duration: 10:53 

  logo

Or listen to selected sub-features
  • 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 



Radio Link
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally, Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is making a big bet on GM, After impressive 85% return in 2016, hedge fund looks to Canadian gold producer, small banks[more]

    This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally From Forbes.com: Can bank stocks continue to rise after a 28% surge in the KBW Bank Index in 2016, fueled by a post-election rally as stock pickers returned to the beaten down sector? Forget the s

  2. SWFs - China sovereign wealth fund CIC plans more U.S. investments[more]

    From Reuters.com: China Investment Corporation (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund, is looking to raise alternative investments in the United States due to low returns in public markets, its chairman said on Monday. CIC will boost its investments in private equity and hedge funds as wel

  3. Some hedge funds strong start in 2017 nice contrast to 2016[more]

    With the 2016 HSBC Hedge Weekly performance rankings in the books - a year in which the same leader-board entries pretty much dominated unchallenged throughout the year - comes a new leader board that is a hard-scrabble mix of hedge fund styles and categories. What is clear after but a few short wee

  4. Macro hedge funds and CTAs outperform in December on strong dollar[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The last month of 2016 saw risk assets climbing higher, as part of expectations that the new U.S. administration will remove barriers to growth and investment, Lyxor Asset Management said. December also saw the Fed hik

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: Roxbury credit events UCITS gathers more assets[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The Roxbury Credit Events Fund, launched in September 2015, was up 4.24% in 2016, having returned seven positive months during the year. The managers raised