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Driven by our conviction that knowledge creates value, research is continuously conducted across all of AXA Investment Manager's expertises. Investment Acumen, our research review, covers latest trends and key challenges for our clients.

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16/10/2014 - Eric Chaney comments on Jean Tirole's Nobel Prize

Jean Tirole, Chairman of the Toulouse School of Economics and supported by the AXA Research Fund has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics for his work on market regulation. Eric Chaney,...

16/10/2014 - AXA IM: Markets are over-reacting, be prepared for a correction

We were shocked when German 10 year yields fell below 1% in the course of August. Read more...

28/03/2014 - The Case for Investing in Convertible Bonds and more...

This issue of Investment Acumen explores several interesting investment ideas and - in doing so - reveals several insights as to the nature of some new and renewed opportunities.

09/01/2014 - The post Quantitative Easing world

The end of quantitative easing in the United States should mark a major milestone along the path back to a world of conventional monetary policy and markets driven by fundamentals.

25/09/2013 - Insurance-Linked Securities Markets (infographic)

Insurance-linked securities are financial instruments that remunerate investors for taking on insurance risks via capital markets.


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