Insights

 
 
Sustainability Insight
ESG track record: A differentiator among companies
 
Christian Goldsmith talks about how companies’ reputations, risk profiles and returns are influenced by their track records in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
Sustainability Insight
ESG and the Sustainability of Competitive Advantage
 
ESG factors are integral to assessing the quality of a company. A holistic approach to sustainability may help minimize risk events and identify opportunities characterized by competitive advantages.
Sustainability Insight
Sustainable Investing Council
 
Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, today announced an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to sustainable investing with the launch of the Investment Management Sustainable Investing Council.
 
 
 
 

Investment Insight

An Introduction to Alternative Risk Premia 

Dec 01, 2017 

In much the same way that long-only investors have considered “passive” investing as a way to adjust their exposures efficiently and to reduce cost, alternatives investors have begun to explore systematic and index-based solutions—such as “alternative risk premia”—as a way to achieve those same objectives. In this paper, we seek to introduce the concept of alternative risk premia, explain how investors can access them, and present the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with them.
 
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Investment Insight

Seeking Sustainability 

Nov 30, 2017 

William Lock discusses how a strategy that his team manages has incorporated the Buffett philosophy into a long standing, successful global investment strategy.
 
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Media Appearance

IREI's In Focus video series - Tony Charles Discusses Asia Real Estate and its Opportunities  

Nov 08, 2017 

Global Head of Research and Strategy for Real Assets, Tony Charles takes part in IREI's In Focus video series and discusses Asia real estate and its opportunities
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Time to Be More Selective 

Nov 06, 2017 

The Global Fixed Income team discusses how it may be time to be more selective in the fixed income markets and how security selection will be important.
 
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Investment Insight

5 Big Disruptive Trends Investors Should Watch 

Nov 03, 2017 

Interested in the long-term investment opportunities that might arise from disruption? Watch these emerging trends in the coming decade, says the MSIM Growth Team.
 
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Market Outlook

The Markets - A Review 

Oct 31, 2017 

Morgan Stanley’s European Equity Team discusses the independence of Catalonia, global fiscal policy and earnings.
 
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Investment Insight

GMA View Point - Canada’s Housing Becoming a Drag on the Economy 

Oct 31, 2017 

"MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “Canada’s Housing Becoming a Drag on the Economy”.
 
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GLOBAL EQUITY OBSERVER

C’è vita a Tokyo? 

Oct 30, 2017 

Con la ripresa della crescita in Giappone, il team International Equity si chiede se le iniziative di cambiamento intraprese dal governo giapponese offrano oggi opportunità di alta qualità agli investitori.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Presentazione e outlook di Global Fixed Income Opportunities 

Oct 18, 2017 

Jim Caron commenta il terzo trimestre del 2017 e spiega come Global Fixed Income Opportunities possa trarre vantaggio dai trend di mercato grazie alla gestione attiva.
 
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Market Outlook

Global Real Estate Trends and Opportunities 

Oct 11, 2017 

As the global macroeconomic landscape remains in a sweetspot, MSIM's Real Assets Research & Strategy team discusses current economic themes and structural trends at work, what impact on real estate they are having and what it all means for the real estate investor.
 
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Approfondimenti sulla Sostenibilità

Il nostro approccio ai fattori ambientali, sociali e di governance 

Oct 04, 2017 

MSIM è consapevole che i fattori ESG possono incidere sulla performance di lungo termine. Con il prezioso supporto del nostro team di Corporate Governance, i nostri gestori incorporano una profonda comprensione dei fattori ESG nelle loro analisi.
 
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Investment Insight

GMA View Point - The Fed’s Shifting Reaction Function 

Sep 30, 2017 

MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “The Fed’s Shifting Reaction Function.”
 
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Investment Insight

Are Managed Futures the Same as Hedge Funds? 

Sep 30, 2017 

Managed futures and hedge funds have been broadly available for 30 years and 20 years respectively. With these long track records, we can analyze the historical relationship between the two and use that information to integrate them into portfolios with confidence
 

 

Market Outlook

Applied Equity Advisors Monthly Commentary 

Sep 30, 2017 

Andrew Slimmon from the Applied Equity Advisor’s Team discusses his thoughts and views in the latest commentary for September 2017
 
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Macro Insight

The Markets – A Review 

Sep 30, 2017 

Morgan Stanley’s European Equity Team discusses the current global economy and earnings expectations as year-end approaches.
 
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Global Equity Observer

Look Left, Look Right, Look Left Again - Avoiding Being Hit by Political Risk 

Sep 30, 2017 

In focusing on right-wing populism, are markets failing to notice the threat posed by the left? The International Equity Team explains their increased vigilance given political uncertainty.
 
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Global Fixed Income Insights

Convertibles Outlook-Time To Buy Volatility Cheap? 

Sep 27, 2017 

The Global Fixed Income Team discusses current market volatility and how it may be time to consider buying volatility cheap through convertible bonds.
 
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Macro Insight

The Power of Compounders with William Lock 

Sep 27, 2017 

William Lock explains why he believes a company’s intangible assets are integral to achieving sustainably high returns.
 
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Media Appearance

Jim Caron on Bloomberg 

Sep 21, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses the Federal Reserve's recent statement.
 
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Market Outlook

The Disruptors Are Here: Structural Forces Creating New CRE Opportunities and Challenging Traditional Underwriting Guidelines 

Sep 15, 2017 

“The retail apocalypse” – such dramatic newspaper headlines illustrate the potential impact of large structural trends like the growth of e-commerce. Now arriving in full force, MSIM’s Real Assets Research team examine these trends and their likelihood to play out versus their potential impact on commercial real estate.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Bad Politics, Good Economies 

Sep 14, 2017 

The team discusses how with fundamentals and monetary policy stable, political noise has become the main source of market volatility.
 
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Global Fixed Income Insights

NAFTA Exit, Who Really Gets Hurt? 

Sep 14, 2017 

The Emerging Markets Debt team discusses their analysis of who really gets hurt if the U.S. exits the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
 
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Global Fixed Income Insights

Point of View: Government Shutdown vs. Debt Ceiling 

Sep 01, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses his point of view on the possible U.S. government shutdown and debt ceiling.
 
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Investment Insight

GMA View Point - Reports of Inflation’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated 

Aug 31, 2017 

MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “Reports of Inflation’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”.
 
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The EDGE: Veicoli a guida autonoma 

Aug 31, 2017 

Il Growth Team sta facendo ricerche sui veicoli autonomi, che stanno rapidamente passando dal mondo della fantascienza alla realtà e potrebbero cambiare il nostro concetto di trasporto.
 
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Prospettive di Mercato

Riflessione sui mercati azionari 

Aug 31, 2017 

Il binomio avversione/propensione al rischio ha perso la sua valenza come strategia di trading. Il team International Equity spiega perché la volatilità dei prezzi di breve termine potrebbe avere in serbo delle opportunità di lungo periodo.
 
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Connecting the Dots

What No One Told You About Passive Investing 

Aug 31, 2017 

Swanand and Amay explain why investing money in index-tracking ETFs may make one “penny wise and pound foolish".
 
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Macro Insight

The Markets – A Review 

Aug 31, 2017 

European equity markets appear fundamentally sound, following a summer that bore witness to consolidation. Morgan Stanley’s European Equity Team explains its outlook for the coming months.
 
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Investment Insight

The EDGE: Autonomous Vehicles 

Aug 31, 2017 

The Growth Team researches autonomous vehicles, which use a suite of sensors, actuators and a central computer to "perceive" the environment and automate the driving process. This technology could change our conception of personal transportation.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Mi sento sempre come se mi stessero guardando 

Aug 17, 2017 

La sicurezza e la privacy dei dati, all’interno del pilastro Sociale del tema ESG, possono convertirsi in un valore tangibile dato che il cyber-ambiente, in veloce evoluzione, sta cambiando le industrie e sta creando opportunità a livello mondiale.
 
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Governance Factors 

Aug 11, 2017 

Andrew Harmstone and Christian Goldsmith talk about how evaluating companies in terms of governance can help identify risks.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

What Could Break the Calm in the Markets? 

Aug 11, 2017 

The team discusses current monetary policy, the impending end of its accommodative stance and the role of central banks in this environment.
 
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Market Outlook

2017 Mid-Year Commercial Real Estate Outlook for Asia Pacific 

Aug 08, 2017 

As Asia Pacific’s economy is gaining momentum, the Real Assets Research & Strategy team examine the region’s macroeconomic environment, its growth drivers and what this means for Asian commercial real estate and investors.
 
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Market Outlook

Outlook and Review of Global Fixed Income Opportunities 

Aug 01, 2017 

Jim Caron reviews the first half of 2017 and offers his insights into how the active management style of the Global Fixed Income Opportunities fund can take advantage of trends in the second half of the year.
 
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Market Outlook

Presentazione e outlook di Global Fixed Income Opportunities 

Aug 01, 2017 

Jim Caron commenta la prima metà del 2017 e spiega come Global Fixed Income Opportunities possa trarre vantaggio dai trend di mercato nella seconda metà dell’anno grazie alla gestione attiva.
 
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Macro Insight

Environmental Factors 

Aug 01, 2017 

An entire industry’s demise was attributable to breaches of environmental standards, says Andrew Harmstone.
 
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Macro Insight

GMA View Point - The Bull Case for Sterling 

Jul 31, 2017 

MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “The Bull Case for Sterling”.
 
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Market Outlook

Tobacco: Smoke Without Fire 

Jul 31, 2017 

Tobacco has long been a steady compounder, even in the face of regulatory pressure. In this piece, the International Equity Team discusses what the FDA’s latest announcement may mean for the industry.
 
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Macro Insight

The Markets – A Review 

Jul 31, 2017 

The European Equity Team discusses its outlook for the asset class in July.
 
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Macro Insight

A Midsummer Night's Illusion 

Jul 31, 2017 

This summer, investors briefly fell in love with the bond market, enchanted by a misunderstanding of the relationship between growth, inflation, productivity and wage growth.
 
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Media Appearance

Jim Caron on Bloomberg 

Jul 27, 2017 

Jim Caron examines market reaction to the Federal Reserve’s take on inflation in its June statement.
 
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Comunicazione

Comitato per gli Investimenti Sostenibili 

Jul 25, 2017 

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in collaborazione con il Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, ha annunciato in data odierna un’importante traguardo nel suo impegno costante a favore degli investimenti sostenibili con la creazione dell’Investment Management Sustainable Investing Council.
 
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Announcement

Sustainable Investing Council 

Jul 18, 2017 

Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, today announced an important milestone in its ongoing commitment to sustainable investing with the launch of the Investment Management Sustainable Investing Council.
 
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Sustainability Insight

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) track record: A differentiator among companies  

Jul 17, 2017 

Christian Goldsmith talks about how companies’ reputations, risk profiles and returns are influenced by their track records in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Central Banks Talk Normalization 

Jul 13, 2017 

The team discusses the first half of 2017 and how central bank policies to remove accommodation will play a role in the second half of 2017.
 
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Sustainability Insight

Incorporating ESG factors into the GBaR process 

Jul 10, 2017 

Andrew Harmstone and Christian Goldsmith discuss why ESG factors now play a prominent role in their investment process.
 
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Macro Insight

Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint - What Comes After Australia’s Housing Boom?  

Jun 30, 2017 

MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “What Comes After Australia’s Housing Boom?”
 
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Media Appearance

Kristian Heugh on Fund Selector Asia Awards Hong Kong 2017 

Jun 30, 2017 

Having won the Platinum award in the Global Equity category, Kristian Heugh shared with Fund Selector Asia his differentiated approach to stock picking.
 
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Market Outlook

Amazonians at the gate? 

Jun 30, 2017 

The International Equity Team discusses how the move of a well-known online retailer into grocery may impact Staples companies and the importance of investing in those companies considered to be less vulnerable to disruption.
 
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Market Outlook

Le Amazzoni sono alle porte 

Jun 30, 2017 

Il team International Equity analizza l’impatto che lo sbarco di un noto rivenditore online nel ramo della distribuzione alimentare potrebbe avere sul settore dei beni di consumo primari e l’importanza di investire nelle società ritenute meno vulnerabili a eventuali ripercussioni.
 
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Macro Insight

The Markets – A Review  

Jun 30, 2017 

The European Equity Team discusses its outlook for the asset class in June.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Opportunità e rischi 

Jun 23, 2017 

Andrew Harmstone commenta le opportunità e i rischi principali associati ai mercati azionari, obbligazionari ed emergenti e ai Paesi produttori di petrolio.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Rischio politico: una storia tra due città  

Jun 15, 2017 

Confrontando le turbolenze nei mercati statunitense e brasiliano legate ai rispettivi presidenti, constatiamo che i rischi politici possono generare un’estrema volatilità nel breve termine. Se questa sia un’opportunità o un rischio dipende dallo stato di salute dell’economia.
 
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Media Appearance

Jim Caron on Bloomberg 

Jun 15, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses how emerging markets fixed income has winning characteristics for the current market environment.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Where Has the Volatility Gone 

Jun 15, 2017 

The team discusses its outlook for third-quarter 2017 and how politics continue to be a distraction rather than a problem.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Il Giappone: un grande esportatore verso le principali 

Jun 12, 2017 

La terza maggiore economia mondiale dipende fondamentalmente dalle due economie più grandi del pianeta: Stati Uniti e Cina. Anche i prezzi del petrolio hanno il loro peso.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

A caccia di azioni in Cina 

Jun 09, 2017 

La nostra presenza a Hong Kong ci consente di valutare da una prospettiva privilegiata i rischi e le opportunità d’investimento in Cina, un mercato che in ottica bottom-up offre a nostro avviso un’ampia gamma di titoli tra cui scegliere, in particolare nei settori dei beni di consumo, Internet, sanità e istruzione.
 
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Investment Insight

Fishing for Stocks in China 

Jun 09, 2017 

Our location in Hong Kong gives us a unique perspective on the risks and opportunities of investing in China, a market we believe is ripe with opportunity for bottom-up stock picking, particularly in the consumer, internet, healthcare and education industries.
 
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Global Fixed Income Insights

Point of View: The Volatility Politic 

Jun 07, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses his point of view on the volatility politic and why it is important to trade the noise, but invest with the fundamentals.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Opportunità nell’High Yield e nell’obbligazionario dei Mercati Emergenti 

Jun 02, 2017 

Quali strumenti offrono rendimenti capaci di tenere il passo con l’inflazione? Andrew Harmstone propone alcuni suggerimenti.
 
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Macro Insight

Consider High Yield, Emerging Market Debt 

Jun 02, 2017 

Where can investors find yields that keep pace with inflation? Andrew Harmstone has some specific suggestions.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Mercati Emergenti: favoriti dalla crescita globale 

Jun 01, 2017 

Le prospettive dei Paesi Emergenti variano a seconda dei casi, spiega Andrew Harmstone. I fattori da tenere presente sono la natura delle esportazioni (prodotti finiti o materie prime) e, soprattutto, l’ancoraggio della valuta al dollaro statunitense.
 
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Investment Insight

Informatica: Vincitori e vinti 

May 31, 2017 

Il Team International Equity di Morgan Stanley discute sui possibili vincitori e vinti nel settore informatico e sul perchè l’area Sowtware e Servizi IT sia un’interessante fonte di compounder di elevata qualità.
 
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Macro Insight

Macron, President of France: What’s Next? 

May 18, 2017 

Andrew Harmstone comments upon the outcome of the French election and what impact it may have upon Europe, the UK and the GBaR teams’ portfolios.
 
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Media Appearance

Watch Rui de Figueiredo on Bloomberg TV – Volatility Picking Up  

May 18, 2017 

Rui De Figueiredo, Co-Head and Chief Investment Officer of the Solutions & Multi-Asset Group for Investment Management appeared on Bloomberg TV and discussed market volatility, equity valuations and his investment strategy.
 
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Macro Insight

Jim Caron on Bloomberg Radio 

May 11, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses his views on the current low volatility environment.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Moving Past the French Election 

May 10, 2017 

The team discusses the recent French elections as well as proposed tax plan and regulatory changes in the U.S.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Un quadro generale sui mercati globali dei titoli cartolarizzati 

May 02, 2017 

I recenti eventi di mercato hanno mostrato secondo noi una buona opportunità per investire nei titoli cartolarizzati globali, che offrono un carry interessante, una sensibilità ai tassi di interesse relativamente bassa e storicamente, una debole correlazione con le altre asset class.
 
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Market Outlook

The Value of Predictability 

Apr 30, 2017 

Consumer Staples has always been a core part of the team’s portfolios, but life has become more complex in Staples-land. The International Equity Team explains why predictability has value in this uncertain world.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Le società di qualità nell’attuale contesto di mercato 

Apr 25, 2017 

Bruno Paulson spiega perché la performance dei titoli dei beni di consumo primario sia dovuta agli utili aziendali più che ai tassi di interesse.
 
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Macro Insight

Quality Companies in Today’s Market Environment  

Apr 25, 2017 

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

Income, nel modo giusto 

Apr 20, 2017 

Bruno discute come le società di elevata qualità siano in grado di fornire una fonte sostenibile di income senza sacrificare l’apprezzamento del capitale.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Bright Skies in Q1, Some Clouds Ahead 

Apr 11, 2017 

The team discusses its outlook for second-quarter 2017 and the Federal Reserve’s current strategy for interest rates.
 
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Market Outlook

Slimmon featured in U.S. News & World Report: Don't Bet Against a Good Year for Equities 

Mar 31, 2017 

Andrew Slimmon, Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Applied Equity Advisors, is a contributor to U.S. News & World Report. In this article he explains that while it might be tough to make near-term advances, 2017 could end up being a big year for equities.
 
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Macro Insight

Why Company Visits are Essential in Emerging Markets  

Mar 23, 2017 

Ashutosh Sinha discusses the importance of the investment team’s visits to EM companies and understanding changing consumer behavior.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Le relazioni pericolose? 

Mar 23, 2017 

Le relazioni pericolose, un romanzo francese pubblicato nel 1782, fu considerato uno scandalo. In modo analogo, le imminenti elezioni francesi sono potenzialmente piene di scandali e alcuni si preoccupano per la pericolosa relazione con l’estrema destra. Vediamo qualche pericolo sotto forma di volatilità sul mercato, ma crediamo che chi è disposto a sopportare i rischi politici potrebbe essere ricompensato.
 
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Macro Insight

Buy Local: Why Domestic Companies Offer the Best Opportunities in Emerging Markets  

Mar 23, 2017 

Ashutosh Sinha discusses how the investment team seeks pockets of growth amidst the changing landscape of emerging markets.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Il caso dei titoli infrastrutturali globali quotati 

Mar 19, 2017 

Il caso dei titoli infrastrutturali globali quotati 19 marzo 2017 Matt King, gestore del team Global Listed Real Assets, condivide la sua proposta d’investimento sui titoli infrastrutturali globali quotati.
 
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Macro Insight

The Case for Global Listed Infrastructure Securities  

Mar 19, 2017 

Matt King, Portfolio Manager, Global Listed Real Assets, shares his investment proposition for global listed infrastructure securities.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Investimenti in infrastrutture el’evoluzione del contesto macro 

Mar 16, 2017 

All’inizio del 2017, Il team Global Listed Real Assets coglie l’opportunità di esplorare l’impatto dell’evoluzione dell’attuale panorama geopolitico sulle infrastrutture negli Stati Uniti, in particolare alla luce delle elezioni presidenziali statunitensi e dell’incertezza insita nella transizione di potere.
 
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Media Appearance

Jim Caron on Bloomberg 

Mar 16, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses the market takeaways from the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike.
 
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Global Fixed Income Bulletin

Global Reflation Continues 

Mar 13, 2017 

The team discusses interest rates, fiscal policy and the current environment of global markets.
 
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Investment Insight

Infrastructure Investing and the Shifting Macro Environment 

Mar 06, 2017 

As the start of 2017, the Global Listed Real Assets team took this opportunity to explore the impact of the evolving geopolitical landscape on infrastructure in the U.S., particularly given the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and the uncertainty inherent in a transition of power.
 
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Investment Focus

Stable Income “Carrying” Core Real Estate Performance: Core Investing for the Long Run 

Mar 01, 2017 

Citing Daniel Kahneman and his work on “behavioral finance”, the Real Estate Research & Strategy team argue in this thought piece that investors should avoid reading too much into the daily noise surrounding the markets. With low probability of a U.S. recession in the near term, muted short-term risks in commercial real estate and the attractiveness of core real estate, investors can take advantage of the current fear to find attractive entry points for long-term investments.
 
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Macro Insight

8 Investing Trends for 2017 as Globalization Goes into Reverse 

Mar 01, 2017 

The globalization trends that once drove economic growth and markets are in retreat. Ruchir Sharma looks at the key themes that are emerging as protectionism rises.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Perché investire nel segmento High Yield middle market 

Feb 28, 2017 

Dato il rischio di rialzo dei tassi di interesse, gli investitori stanno cercando di capire dove è meglio posizionarsi nel mercato obbligazionario. In questo documento Richard Lindquist spiega perché secondo lui la risposta sia, ora più che mai, l’High Yield.
 
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Media Appreance

Mark McLean discusses Australian infrastructure opportunities on Sky News 

Feb 24, 2017 

Mark McLean discusses the attractiveness of the Australian infrastructure market and the opportunities it offers to investors.
 
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Macro Insight

Facts, Damned Facts, and Alternative Facts 

Feb 21, 2017 

The strength of the global economy and signs of a rebound in capital investment are positive “facts” that are tempered by some worrisome “damned facts” and a slew of confounding “alternative facts.”
 
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Investment Insight

Convertible Outlook 2017 - Best of All Worlds? 

Feb 17, 2017 

The team summarizes how they see the beginning of 2017 as having near ideal conditions for convertible bonds relative to other asset classes.
 
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Media Appearance

Watch Andrew Slimmon on Bloomberg – Fiscal Reform Could Boost Earnings 

Feb 09, 2017 

Andrew Slimmon discusses how earnings expectations can see a big boost from U.S. tax reform and fiscal policy.
 
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Investment Insight

Understanding the “Known Unknowns” 

Feb 09, 2017 

The team discusses U.S. policy, potential fiscal reform and their impact on global markets.
 
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Media Appearance

Ruchir Sharma on CNBC  

Feb 08, 2017 

During a CNBC appearance, Ruchir Sharma provides his outlook on the markets in what he calls the new age of deglobalization.
 
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Media Appearance

Watch Andrew Slimmon on CNBC's Power Lunch 

Feb 03, 2017 

Andrew Slimmon weighs in on the rally in financials as President Trump moved to reduce regulation in the sector.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

La filosofia di Buffett sui mercati azionari globali: dare alla qualità una nuova dimensione 

Jan 31, 2017 

Warren Buffett, conosciuto in tutto il mondo come pioniere e grande sostenitore degli investimenti a lungo termine, è molto ammirato e seguito, ma curiosamente poco imitato dai gestori di portafogli azionari long-only destinati agli investitori istituzionali. In questa intervista esclusiva, William Lock, responsabile del team International Equity, prova a illustrarne i motivi e ci spiega in che modo la strategia Global Franchise (strategia madre del Global Brands e global Brands Equity Income) incorpora la filosofia di Buffett nell’ambito di un approccio d’investimento globale consolidato e di successo che si rivolge agli investitori azionari istituzionali e professionali.
 
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Manager Q & A

Buffetting Global Equity: taking Quality to the next level 

Jan 31, 2017 

William Lock discusses how a strategy that his team manages has incorporated the Buffett philosophy into a long standing, successful global investment strategy.
 
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Media Appearance

Watch Jim Caron on CNBC: Kick Starting a U.S. Business Cycle 

Jan 31, 2017 

Jim Caron discusses removing central bank dependencies from economic activity by creating a dynamic that encourages business investment and capital expenditures.
 
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Investment Insight

The EDGE: CRISPR 

Jan 25, 2017 

The Growth Team analyzes clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR), a new tool for genetic research that allows scientists to locate specific segments of DNA and then replace or delete those segments. For investors, it has the potential to birth new industries and disrupt existing medical treatments.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

CRISPR 

Jan 25, 2017 

Il team Growth studia le “brevi ripetizioni palidrome raggruppate e separate a intervalli regolari” (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR)) , un nuovo metodo di ricerca genetica che consente agli scienziati di individuare segmenti specifici di DNA per poi sostituirli o cancellarli a scopo terapeutico o a fini di ricerca. Nell’ottica degli investitori, il metodo potrebbe dar vita a nuovi settori e stravolgere i trattamenti medici già esistenti.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

2017: la politica fiscale prevale su quella monetaria – un anno da ricordare 

Jan 12, 2017 

Il team discute il cambiamento di regime che sta avvenendo sul mercato obbligazionario, l'importanza della gestione attiva e le caratteristiche vincenti per il 2017.
 
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Sustainability Insight

ESG and the Sustainability of Competitive Advantage 

Jan 09, 2017 

ESG factors are integral to assessing the quality of a company. A holistic approach to sustainability may help minimize risk events and identify opportunities characterized by competitive advantages.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Vendere opzioni put per generare reddito CONTRIBUTI 

Jan 01, 2017 

Il Team di investimento spiega il proprio approccio alla generazione di reddito derivante dal processo di asset allocation alla base del fondo MS INVF Global Balanced Income.
 
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2017 Outlook

Did 2016 “Steal” 2017 Returns? 

Dec 31, 2016 

Relatively flat earnings meant the stock market barely budged for 18 months (between January 2015 and July 2016.) Only as earnings projections finally started to move higher did equity prices follow.
 
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Approfondimento macro

Un treno inarrestabile? 

Dec 22, 2016 

Gli investitori nel breve termine hanno molto di cui rallegrarsi, ma nel lungo periodo potrebbe sorgere il pericolo di un “treno inarrestabile” nel caso in cui si manifestassero pressioni inflazionistiche. Il nuovo “impianto frenante” della Fed potrebbe presto essere messo alla prova.
 
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Global Fixed Income Insights

Strategia d'investimento nel reddito fisso per il 2017 

Dec 22, 2016 

Jim Caron spiega perchè è cruciale avere un portafoglio bilanciato nel 2017
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

Le obbligazioni high yield durante le fasi di rialzo dei tassi 

Dec 21, 2016 

È l’alto rendimento e non l’alta qualità a fare tendenzialmente meglio nei mercati obbligazionari quando i tassi cominciano a salire.
 
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Investment Insight

High Yield Bonds In Rising Rates 

Dec 21, 2016 

It’s high yield and not high quality that tends to perform better in the bond markets as rates start to rise.
 
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Media Appearance

Jim Caron on CNBC: The Road to Rate Normalization  

Dec 19, 2016 

Jim Caron discusses the need for interest rate normalization and potential positive side effects of rising rates.
 
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Market Outlook

Outlook 2017 Mercato azionario europeo 

Dec 15, 2016 

Il team European Equity discute le proprie previsioni per l'asset class nel 2017.
 
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Macro Insight

A New Bond Mix For Rising Rates 

Dec 15, 2016 

Bonds are still an important component of portfolio diversification, but it’s now crucial for investors to get the right mix of credit and maturities, says Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Jim Caron.
 
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Investment Insight

Quality Traits 

Jun 30, 2016 

High quality companies have the ability, and habit, of generating high and consistent returns on operating capital, which leads to strong free cash flow and the ability to compound over the long term.
 
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Approfondimento sugli investimenti

I tratti della qualità 

Jun 30, 2016 

Bruno e Christian presentano la tesi a supporto dei cosiddetti “compounders”, società di elevata qualità che secondo loro offrono valutazioni attraenti rispetto al loro valore intrinseco di lungo periodo e rispetto al mercato
 
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Video

Individuare opportunità di crescita nei mercati emergenti 

Apr 20, 2016 

Ashutosh ci spiega perché i mercati emergenti offrono ancora le migliori opportunità di crescita al mondo.
 
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Video

Finding Growth in the Emerging Markets 

Apr 20, 2016 

Ashutosh talks us through why some of the best growth anywhere in the world is still to be found in the emerging markets.
 
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Video

Global Opportunity: Behind the Scenes with Kristian Heugh 

Mar 01, 2016 

Kristian Heugh defines the key differentiators and core values of his team’s investment process, focusing on competitive advantage and quality companies able to create value through growth.
 
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Investment View

Q&A with Nic Sochovsky 

Dec 29, 2015 

Nic Sochovsky, a portfolio manager on the International Equity Team, discusses the team’s significant exposure to what they consider high-quality Consumer Staples.
 
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Investment Insight

Chicago Parking Meters' Smart Technology System 

Dec 02, 2015 

Operational improvements by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners, including state-of-the-art technology, made the Chicago on-street parking system number one in the world.
 
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Investment Insight

The Creation of Madrileña Red de Gas 

Dec 02, 2015 

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners carved out part of an existing utility to create the first standalone gas distribution in Spain, then grew the company to be the third largest in the country.
 
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Investment Insight

Creating Value at a Regulated Asset: Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline 

Dec 02, 2015 

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners worked with Southern Star management to take a strategic approach to growing the business within its regulatory parameters.
 
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