Space race: flexible office operators' fight for space likely to overshoot equilibrium

Technological improvements have enabled a more mobile/agile workforce which is changing the way people interact with physical office space.

Private Rented Sector: resilient income underpinned by demographics and urbanisation

Major cities are amongst the most prohibitively expensive places to live in the world and yet continued urbanisation is a trend that is expected to persist for the foreseeable future.

AXA IM closes its new European CLO Adagio VIII, with €373.5million

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the close of Adagio CLO VIII (Adagio VIII), a new European Collateralised Loan Obligation (CLO).

Logistics: retailers' new front office - Video Insight

In our new video, we discuss the findings of our recent whitepaper 'Logistics: retailers' new front office' and the fundamental shift in the retailer model towards omnichannel platforms.

Green bonds are flourishing and this could just be the beginning

Growing environmental concerns have helped the green bond market expand rapidly in recent years

September monthly investment strategy - Yields through the looking glass

For a euro-based investor, 70% of global fixed income is now negative-yielding – unprecedented for institutional investors.

October Investment Strategy - Re-balance sheet policy

With some progress on the trade war and Brexit, some tail risks are receding. But we are far from resolution.

Carbon reduction: Moving away from carbon footprint towards carbon footpath

As concerns surrounding climate change continue to intensify, equity investors increasingly need to understand how this could
impact their investment portfolios. In addition to obvious...

UK faces Brexit-fuelled General Election – what happens next?

The General Election on 12 December will set the course for the UK’s exit – or not – from the European Union and the next phase of Brexit.

Cyber Monday: 4 reasons online sales are surging

This Cyber Monday we take a look at the evolution of the online shopping holiday and the impact consumer behaviour is having on e-commerce.

Iggo's Insight: A very British bounce?

There are potential opportunities in UK equities. However, these are dependent on the post-election and post-Brexit environment.

Sustainability: What will your impact be?

As the impact of human activities on the planet continues to rise on the global agenda, sustainable living and responsible investment have become the clarion calls of our time.

Climate Change and Investment

The environmental impact we are having on the planet is set to influence the way governments act, industries function and businesses behave in the coming years.

Cyber Monday: 4 reasons online sales are surging

Cyber Monday evolved as the digital equivalent of US shopping holiday ‘Black Friday’, as retailers encouraged people to shop online.

Just Transition: Managing the social impact of a low-carbon transition

‘Just transition’ is the name given to an emerging concept taking into account the social impact on these workers and communities of transitioning to a low-carbon economy.

Iggo's Insight - Boom, bust or blah!

The end-cycle slowdown could still end up in a recession in the next year or so. But it would be an odd one. Real rates never got anywhere near as high as before previous recessions in the US and...

Macro insights - US GDP beats expectations, Fed cuts rates and UK Parliament agrees to December election

Last week was a big one for the US. Third quarter (Q3) GDP came in at 1.9%, modestly above our own 1.8% forecast and firmer than the consensus expectation of 1.6%.

Dividend investing in Eurozone equity markets

Dividend investing in Eurozone equity markets

Macro Insight - Fed expected to cut rates for third time in a big week of economic data

The economy forces its way onto the US centre stage this week. The Federal Reserve will announce its latest interest rate decision and give a press conference on Wednesday evening.

Biodiversity crisis: The role of investors in resolving species extinction - Part 2

AXA IM is set to start a biodiversity engagement programme with investee companies across several sectors, to better understand how such firms take this issue into account.