Most recent articles by Olivier d'Assier
As COVID Cases Soar, So Do Investor Fears — and the Parallels Are Striking
There is no denying the psychological impact that the word “pandemic” can have on investors globally, especially when it is followed by headlines containing the words “global recession".
Equity Markets Fell, Are Angels Next?
The well-publicized fall in equity markets may have overshadowed a potentially much more impactful risk from the corporate bond market – that of fallen angels.
Sectors Have Feelings Too: Developing a Sector-Based Sentiment Indicator
Last year we introduced the Qontigo ROOF Scores as a market sentiment indicator. Recently, it occurred to us that a similar indicator could be derived using sectors.
Cometh the Bad News, Befalleth the Selling
The US market has been broadly aligned with investor sentiment since early October. Then, news of the coronavirus outbreak in China hit the front pages.
What does it take to recover from the coronavirus? Mostly time and liquidity.
As both cases and news about the coronavirus are spreading fast across the world, many investors are asking how they can prepare for the impact of a possible wider outbreak.