ESG CIO View - Climate Change

Extreme weather events, carbon pricing or shifts in consumer preferences may have a material financial impact on companies.

Integrating climate transition risk into investment portfolios

Climate change is a significant risk for investors, from the financial losses incurred from extreme weather events, the asset re-pricing in the transition to a low carbon economy to the use of law courts as a new instrument to enforce and accelerate climate change action.

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European fiscal stimulus? Don't get your hopes up!

While German fiscal policy is fairly expansionary by its own standards, requests for more fiscal stimulus are mounting. Without a serious recession in sight we don't expect much more.

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With "victories" like this…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a rare half-victory in the House of Commons. This has prompted us to revise our DWS Brexit scenario probabilities.

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Diversification: many benefits and cost-free

With “good” diversification – a broad capital spread – investors can minimise the risk of losses and enhance their returns.

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18. Nov 2019 ESG

Integrating climate transition risk into investment portfolios

Climate change is a significant risk for investors, from the financial losses incurred from extreme weather events, the asset re-pricing in the transition to a low carbon economy to the use of law courts as a new instrument to enforce and accelerate climate change action.

15. Nov 2019 Equities

Everything you ever wanted to know about dividends

Dividend stocks offer stability and reliable income. But have you ever heard of dividends in kind, or dividend aristocrats? A quick look at ten interesting dividend facts.

15. Nov 2019 Macro

Not so fast

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14. Nov 2019 Equities

Americas CIO View

Re-examine valuation and growth at new record high

12. Nov 2019 Sustainability

Investing sustainably: “a win-win-win situation”

Paul Buchwitz, Fund Manager of DWS SDG Global Equities, explains how the environment, companies and investors alike benefit from sustainable investments.

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02. Mai 2019 Equities

Five things investors should know about dividends

Dividend stocks can be a key driver of long-term investment success. Investors should consider various factors when making their selection.

04. Nov 2019 Macro

Investment Traffic Lights

October was all about talk of deals and crucial deadlines. What happened? The deals got nowhere and the deadlines were missed. How did markets react? Equities went up still more and bonds hung around. It is remarkable how untroubled markets can be when central banks keep serving them monetary cocktails.

09. Jul 2019 Sustainability

Nordic by nature – Oslo, the green model city

Oslo is one step ahead of the rest of Europe in sustainability matters.

06. Mrz 2019 Equities

Sustainable investment funds: clear conscience and returns

Increasing numbers of investors are backing ESG funds which select investments according to ethical and ecological criteria.

25. Apr 2019 Real Estate

European real estate outlook still positive despite increasing risk

Despite an economic slowdown, the European real estate market should remain attractive to investors.

21. Okt 2019 Equities

Who has better artificial intelligence: the USA or China?

The USA is still the frontrunner in "thinking" computer technology, but China wants to be number one soon. This could open up interesting perspectives for investors.

20. Mrz 2019 Equities

Stock-market impetus from the Fed

The possibility of a Federal Reserve U-turn on monetary policy helped the US stock market post a strong start to the year.

16. Mai 2019 Multi Asset

What commodities such as oil and gold can offer investors

The bonds and equities markets are likely to remain turbulent for some time. Investors should therefore rely on a well-mixed portfolio, adding in a few selected commodities.

04. Jun 2019 Equities

US–China trade war: what investors need to know

There’s no end in sight in the US-China trade war. Uncertainty about the dispute’s outcome is depressing markets.

18. Jun 2019 Equities

Small stocks, big opportunities

Small caps are often relegated to the margins. Unjustly. For they can often more than hold their own with larger caps.

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29. Apr 2019 Private Equity

Have your private equity cake and eat it

Up until now, investors in private equity had to choose between the superior alpha of direct buy-outs or a secondary market that offered more liquidity and less risk.

31. Jan 2019 Multi Asset

Multi-Asset Longview

A new DWS study examines the most important asset classes’ long-term return expectations. The "Multi-Asset Long View" offers long-term investors valuable insights for their portfolio composition.

18. Okt 2018 Equities

Don’t be fooled by low volatility

Just because realised volatility is low in many developed equity markets doesn’t mean things are calm below the surface. Extreme moves at the edges of the distribution of returns compared with the middle reached a record high this year.

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ESG

18. Nov 2019 ESG

Integrating climate transition risk into investment portfolios

Climate change is a significant risk for investors, from the financial losses incurred from extreme weather events, the asset re-pricing in the transition to a low carbon economy to the use of law courts as a new instrument to enforce and accelerate climate change action.

29. Okt 2019 ESG

Why emerging markets are defined by ESG

ESG forces are moving deeper into emerging markets from the network of central banks sharing best practice, stock exchanges mandating ESG disclosure requirements, regulators acting in the area of fiduciary duty and the launch of new EM-focused investment products.

09. Okt 2019 ESG

Responsible investing - The world tour

How the U.S. is playing a leading role, why ESG is particularly relevant for Emerging Markets, and Europe’s ambitions to be a global rule setter

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CIO View

15. Nov 2019 Macro

Not so fast

Chart of the week

14. Nov 2019 Equities

Americas CIO View

Re-examine valuation and growth at new record high

08. Nov 2019 Equities

Quarterly earnings aren't what's driving stocks

Chart of the week

07. Nov 2019 Macro

European fiscal stimulus? Don't get your hopes up!

While German fiscal policy is fairly expansionary by its own standards, requests for more fiscal stimulus are mounting. Without a serious recession in sight we don't expect much more.

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Media Releases

14. Nov 2019

New record distribution for DWS flagship fund DWS Top Dividende

On November 22nd, 2019, DWS will distribute around EUR 550 million to investors in the DWS Top Dividende fund.

04. Nov 2019

Xtrackers breaks through EUR 100 billion in assets

DWS Xtrackers exchange-traded products (ETPs) have broken through the EUR 100 billion mark in assets under management (AUM), as investors continue to be attracted to the Europe and Asia-listed UCITS exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded commodities (ETCs), and to the US-listed 40-Act ETFs.

30. Okt 2019

DWS Q3: Third Consecutive Quarter of Net New Assets Marks Flow Turnaround – Cost-Income Ratio Well on Track for Full-Year Target

Adjusted profit before tax at EUR 170m in Q3 2019 (Q2: EUR 185m); EUR 508m after 9M 2019, up 9 percent y-o-y

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