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Pioneer Investments Expands Liquid Alternative Offerings

Giordano Lombardo 18 February 2014

Launch of innovative alternative fixed income strategies seeking absolute returns.



 
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MARKET VIEW
Monthly Macroeconomic Report
06 March 2014 | As the US economy maintains a robust pace of recovery and the Federal Reserve starts withdrawing the monetary stimulus, the European Central Bank expects a protracted period of low inflation and prepares for further cuts in interest rate if needed. Although we see outright deflation as unlikely in the Eurozone, we believe it will take time for consumer prices to pick up again.
 
 
 

PIONEER PERSPECTIVES

  • US Economy And Monetary Policy

    13 January 2014 | The US economy has become strong enough to grow on its feet, allowing the Federal Reserve to withdraw in measured steps the exceptional monetary stimulus. We believe that the process known as “taper” will unfold slowly as subdued inflation allows the Fed to buy some time after Quantitative Easing (QE) expires before raising benchmark interest rates.

     
  • China: Speeding Up The Transition To A Competitive Economy

    12 December 2013 | In this piece Mauro Ratto, offers his insights on China’s prospects after the new leadership unveiled a bold plan for economic reforms at the November party gathering. The plan’s key principle is that the economy needs more market discipline, a change involving first of all the largest state-owned companies.

 
 
 
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Japan’s Equity Market
Taking stock one year into Abenomics

 
11 February 2014
In this piece our Head of Global Asset Allocation Research, Monica Defend, reflects about the results of the new course of economic policy in Japan known as Abenomics and what its ambitious schedule has yet to achieve more than a year later. The conclusion is that the most difficult part, structural economic reforms, is still far from implementation.



 
 
 
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CIO Letter: Investment Process: An Evolutionary Game

19 March 2014 | In this CIO Letter Our CIO Giordano Lombardo answers two key questions for our investment strategy going forward:

  1. Is it still worth being long risky assets?
  2. And, is the investment approach adopted so far the most appropriate for meeting investors’ needs and new market challenges?
In the first question, we believe that a more balanced and diversified portfolio will likely be more appropriate going forward.

 
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