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Home-working: how far could it damage the office market? - 07/10/20

Our economists here at Natixis are on hand to provide their insight. They will be sharing their macroeconomic analysis and views on the current situation exclusively for Natixis staff in podcasts available in both French and English.

The financial sector working to support biodiversity - 06/30/20

The earth is currently facing unprecedented mass extinction of its living species, as more than 60% of wild animal populations have disappeared in the space of 40 years1, while one million animal and plant species out of the estimated eight million on the planet are currently in danger of ...

The energy sector getting greener - 06/26/20

Recent trends in the energy industry suggest greater sustainability concerns as well as increased climate actions from the sector’s players, not only power utilities but also major European oil & gas groups

Five questions about cryptocurrencies - 06/09/20

The cryptocurrencies market has flourished since the start of 2020, with Bitcoin gaining close to 30.84% between January 1 and May 29, 2020, while the Bloomberg cryptocurrency market index stood at $395,43 on June 5, 2020. Are these virtual assets set to enter the mainstream? According to our two ...

Covid-19: is the infrastructure sector more resilient? - 05/14/20

The infrastructure sector is set to withstand the ongoing crisis much better than cyclical sectors, even if it is not completely immune. The crisis is unlikely to affect the sector’s strategic roadmap. Above all, it should act as a catalyst for efforts undertaken in the European Union to comply ...

Covid-19: what impact on European real estate valuations? - 05/07/20

The Covid-19 outbreak and the decline in GDP unseen since 1945 are a real challenge for European real estate markets. Our experts forecast that residential will be more resilient, with valuation drops of maximum 5%, followed by offices, 10% to 20%, and up to 30% for retail real estate.

M&A in Asia: 2020 landscape - 03/10/20

What are the key M&A trends we should expect in Asia in 2020?

A bespoke approach to active asset management - 03/04/20

The Perspectives 2020 meeting took place on January 30 in France, attended by almost 1,000 of Natixis Investment Managers’ clients.

CORONAVIRUS, a contagious zone for economy (03/03/2020) - 03/03/20

The outbreak of the coronavirus in China is a major issue for the Chinese economy and to a wider extent, for the international stage. SARS syndrome linked to the coronavirus has already triggered an epidemy in 2003. Some lessons from the SARS can still be extrapolated, like the behavior of the ...

Oil companies are kicking off the transition in 2020 - 02/28/20

“Why climate activists give me hope” – the Shell homepage welcomes visitors with a piece by CEO Ben van Beurden, where he sets out his belief in a low-carbon economy. In his view, oil majors and environmental and social activists share the same goals, and these companies also have a high degree ...

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