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China’s Rebalancing Effort: Will It Be Enough?
BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Feb 24, 2015

China’s Rebalancing Effort: Will It Be Enough?

Over the past 10 years, China has been the fastest growing major economy in the world.  It has also had among the worst stock market returns as capital was misallocated badly to drive growth and employment in areas of the economy that either lacked competitive advantage and/or did not create productive returns on capital. Today, we envision a different outlook for China. We see a slower growth economy with the potential for a better stock market in the near-term.  Key to our thinkin....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Jan 08, 2015

Getting Closer to Home

While the general backdrop for risk assets remains favorable, we are no longer advising folks to “Stay the Course” as we did in our January 201....

BY JOHANNES P. HUTH, Martin Rajcan, Tomáš Kubica • Nov 02, 2014

Unlocking the World for Central and Eastern European Champions

Twenty five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the broader Central and Eastern Europe (CEE region) is once again a flashpoint of global geopo....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Sep 15, 2014

Investment Implications of an Asynchronous Global Recovery

Unlike past recoveries over the last 20 years, we see the current one as highly asynchronous. Central to our thesis, we believe, is a unique set of ma....

BY HENRY H. MCVEY • Jun 26, 2014

Midyear Outlook: Four Big Macro Trends at Work

Our updated asset allocation framework reflects the four big macro trends we currently see driving returns across the global capital markets. First, i....

BY GIRISH REDDY, Eric Wolfe • Jun 01, 2014

Pension Plan De-Risking: Is LDI the Only Option?

In 2013, the strong performance of global equity markets in combination with rising rates substantially improved the funded status of most corporat....