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The EDGE: Blockchain

5 Actionable Insights

The latest thought leadership from Morgan Stanley Investment Management highlights key themes and investment ideas for the recent market volatility.

An Introduction to Alternative Lending
Jun 30, 2018

As investors grapple with the portfolio implications of a rising interest rate environment alongside a continuing search for yield, this nascent asset class may offer attractive risk-adjusted returns.

The Flattening Yield Curve: We're Not Too Worried
Jul 09, 2018

The Global Fixed Income Team discusses why the yield curve is flattening and why they are not overly worried about it.

Opportunities in A-shares
Jun 20, 2018

MSCI’s inclusion of China A-shares into global indices will likely boost investor focus. The Global Emerging Markets Team discusses opportunities in this vast and largely uncharted portion of China’s complex markets.

May 15, 2018

The Growth Team examines Blockchain and the technology behind it. Is tomorrow's currency here to stay?

International Equity

Global Franchise Strategy
Invests in global high-quality, franchise businesses, characterized by dominant intangible assets, high returns on invested capital and strong free-cash-flow generation.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
Head to Head: Global Franchise and Global Quality
Mar 21, 2018

The International Equity Team’s Laura Bottega poses some topical questions about the team's Global Franchise and Global Quality Strategies to portfolio manager Bruno Paulson.

Quality Companies in Today’s Market Environment
Apr 25, 2017

Bruno Paulson explains why consumer staples performance is more about earnings than interest rates.

Global Quality Strategy
Invests in high-quality resilient companies with strong management, high returns on capital, and strong free-cash-flow generation.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
Global Sustain Strategy
Invests in 25-50 high-quality, world class companies at reasonable valuations that can sustain their high returns on operating capital over the long term.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
It’s All About The Earnings

The one sure fact about the next downturn is that it will be different from the last one. The International Equity Team ask which sectors really are defensive.

Global Fixed Income
Investment Insight
Review/Outlook: Global Fixed Income Opportunities
Jul 26, 2018
Jim Caron provides his review of the second quarter of 2018 and his outlook on market opportunities.
Macro Insight
The Macro Trends Which Matter
Jul 16, 2018
The Global Fixed Income team discusses how U.S. assets and the USD have driven performance year-to-date, but how some key macro trends are expected to drive performance for the rest of the year.

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Macro Insight
Implications of Tax Reform on CRE
Apr 24, 2018
MSIM's Real Assets Research & Strategy team discusses the impacts the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill may have on the commercial real estate industry
Investment Insight
Due Diligence on Alternative Risk Premia
Sep 05, 2018
While alternative risk premia have existed for some time, they have only recently begun to be evaluated by a broad swath of investors. We thought it timely to share our insights.

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