Markets have welcomed the failure of Dutch far-right leader Wilders to make significant gains in yesterday’s elections. The euro was up by more than 1% against the dollar, and peripheral bond spreads narrowed. Has the populist tide now turned?
The Dutch elections on Wednesday are unlikely to result in the populist, anti-EU Freedom Party (PVV) taking power. But the elections are important for another reason.
Vector Navigator is the name of the global equity fund most close to Bart van de Ven’s heart. It’s a long-standing name in the client portfolios of the Belgian wealth manager Accuro.
Here you can see a selection of photos taken at Expert Investor Netherlands, held in Amsterdam on 1 November 2016.
Here you can see a selection of photos taken at the Expert Investor Alternative Ucits Congress, held in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, on 13-14 October 2016.
Is accepting a bit more volatility enough to sustain long-term fixed income returns, or should investors also make concessions on liquidity?
Everywhere in Europe, investors are having to rethink their strategic fixed income allocation as bond yields keep hitting new lows. When Expert Investor visited Amsterdam recently, we brought together three local wealth managers and an industry consultant to discuss how they take on this challenge.
Three quarters of pension funds in the Netherlands now have an ESG policy, up from just 45% in 2013, according to a study by pensions regulator DNB (De Nederlandsche Bank).