Coronavirus takes toll on markets: executive summary

  • Global equity markets advanced in the third quarter but pulled back from 2020 peaks during September.
  • COVID-19, combined with Brexit and the upcoming US election, continues to be a source of uncertainty.
  • Risk management is essential in the current environment.

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As the coronavirus epidemic continues to evolve, we are committed to providing you with the latest insights and resources from our teams around the world.

The resources on this page will be updated frequently so please check back regularly.

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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16 October

Japan After Abe: Continuity and Change

22 October

Emerging-Market Debt: Opportunity in a Volatile Environment

21 October

Do US Elections Matter for Equity Investors?

19 October

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
9 October

10 Active Angles on Today’s Market Challenges

13 October

Why European Fixed Income Has Become More Attractive

12 October

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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2 October

US Economy Still Faces a Long Path Back to Normal

8 October

Global Equities: Finding Broader Paths Through Narrow Markets

5 October

Crisis Dashboard: Big Data Helps Paint the Big Picture (October Update)

2 October

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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25 September

Reporting Season Q&A

22 September

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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11 September

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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4 September

The End Game: How Governments Might Tackle Debt Burdens

10 September

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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3 July

Brexit in the Coronavirus Era

2 July

Unlocking REIT Potential Amid COVID-19

1 July

Building a Macro Resilient Portfolio
Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis, Co-Chief Investment Officer—Strategic Core Equities

Q&A: Managing Volatility Through the COVID-19 Crisis

For institutional clients only
30 June

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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19 June

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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29 May

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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27 May

Inclusion Matters—Even when We’re Apart
Janessa Cox-Irvin, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion

29 May

Preparing Chinese Holdings for Potential US Action

27 May

Why Have Chinese Stocks Held Up So Well?

27 May

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
22 May

Why Fallen Angels Can Be a Good Catch

22 May

Is now a good time to own banks?

22 May

Path to Normality

21 May

Credit Risk-Transfer Securities: Finding the Way Forward

21 May

How Will the Coronavirus Change the Role of Central Banks?

21 May

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
21 May

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio Excluding Global

For institutional clients only
21 May

Portfolio Update

Concentrated Australian Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
21 May

Using Data Science to Navigate a Viral Crisis

21 May

Can Smaller Stocks Recover from Coronavirus Blow?

20 May

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
19 May

US Retail Innovators to Prosper in Post-Coronavirus Recovery

18 May

The Market and Negative US Rates: Right Idea, Wrong Tool

18 May

Crisis Dashboard: Big Data Helps Paint the Big Picture (Update)

18 May

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
1 May

How to Invest in Equities When Guidance Disappears

1 May

The Coronavirus Policy Wave: When Will the Bill Come Due?

1 May

Crisis Dashboard: Big Data Helps Paint the Big Picture (Update)

1 May

Italian Sovereign Debt: How to Avoid Being Junked

30 April

Corporate Debt: Defaults, Downgrades and Fallen Angels

30 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
28 April

Navigating the crisis: video series
Preparing for unknown unknowns with Klaus Ingemann, Co-Chief Investment OfficerGlobal Core Equity

29 April

Navigating the crisis: video series
Concentrating on quality businesses with Mark Phelps, Chief Investment OfficerConcentrated Global Growth.

For institutional investors only
28 April

Navigating the crisis: video series
A different kind of defensive with Chris Marx, Senior Investment Strategist.

For institutional investors only
28 April

Managing Risk Models in the Coronavirus Crisis

27 April

Coronavirus Challenges the European Project

27 April

How these four funds beat the virus crash

Article from the Australian Financial Review

27 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
24 April

Crisis Dashboard: Big Data Helps Paint the Big Picture

24 April

The One Question That Will Help You the Most Today

24 April

What Plunging Oil Prices Mean for Energy Bonds

23 April

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
22 April

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio Excluding Global

For institutional clients only
22 April

Portfolio Update

Concentrated Australian Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
22 April

Perspectives on the oil market

Our Australian Equities team has put some thoughts together on the oil market.

Managed Volatility Equities
Concentrated Australian Equities

21 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
21 April

Defensive Stocks Redefined in COVID-19 Sell-Off

21 April

Coronavirus and the US Economy: How Big Will the Hit Be?

20 April

Latest Charts

21 April

Volatility Insights

21 April

Global Macro Q&A

21 April

Upside of less downside
Webinar with Roy Maslen, CIO- Australian Equities, discussing the COVID-19 impacts on the markets and MVE.

Video Recording
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21 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
17 April

Latest Charts

20 April

Coronavirus Market Impact Update

Note: all performance is in USD
20 April

Latest Charts

19 April

Latest Charts

17 April

Upside of less downside
Webinar with Roy Maslen, CIO- Australian Equities, discussing the COVID-19 impacts on the markets and MVE.

Video Recording
Audio Recording
Download transcript

17 April

Coronavirus Crisis Adds Urgency to Sustainable Investing Agenda

16 April

Fed Actions May Stabilize Global Corporate Markets

16 April

Latest Charts

16 April

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
16 April

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio Excluding Global

For institutional clients only
16 April

Portfolio Update

Concentrated Australian Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
16 April

Global Macro Outlook - April 2020

15 April

Latest Charts

15 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
14 April

Latest Charts

14 April

Latest Charts

13 April

Economic Outlook Update

Eric Winograd (audiocast and transcript)
Senior EconomistFixed Income
13 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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9 April

Latest Charts

8 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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7 April

Latest Charts

7 April

Latest Charts

6 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
3 April

Fixed Income Market Update

Erin Bigley (audiocast and transcript)
Senior Investment StrategistFixed Income
6 April

Economic Outlook and Equity Market Update

Eric Winograd (audiocast and transcript)
Senior EconomistFixed Income
Chris Marx (audiocast and transcript)
Senior Investment StrategistEquities
6 April

Latest Charts

5 April

Coronavirus Market Impact Update

Note: all performance is in USD

6 April

Coronavirus Shock Reshapes Global Equity Landscape

5 April

Bond Investing as Coronavirus Crisis Intensifies

4 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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2 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

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1 April

Portfolio Update

Concentrated Australian Equities Portfolio
Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

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2 April

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
31 March

Big Market Selloff? Stay Dynamic With Risk Positioning

31 March

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
30 March

Five Investing Perspectives for the Coronavirus Crisis

30 March

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
27 March

Coronavirus Market Impact Update

Note: all performance is in USD
30 March

Fixed Income Market Update

Erin Bigley (audiocast and transcript)
Senior Investment StrategistFixed Income
27 March

Economic Outlook and Equity Market Update

Eric Winograd (audiocast and transcript)
Senior EconomistFixed Income
Chris Marx (audiocast and transcript)
Senior Investment StrategistEquities
27 March

The Key Part of the US Fiscal Relief Package? Willingness to Act

27 March

When Bad News Becomes a Good Thing

27 March

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
25 March

Stress Testing Companies for an Impending Recession

25 March

Five Ways Policymakers Can Fight the Coronavirus

24 March

Is Vietnam Ready to Fill Chinas Supply Chain Gaps?

24 March

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
24 March

Coronavirus Market Impact Update

Note: all performance is in USD
23 March

Fixed Income Market Liquidity Update

For institutional clients only
20 March

Economic Outlook

Eric Winograd (click here for audiocast)
Senior EconomistFixed Income
20 March

Equity Market Update

Chris Marx (click here for audiocast)
Senior Investment StrategistEquities
20 March

Fixed Income Market Update

Erin Bigley (click here for audiocast)
Senior Investment StrategistFixed Income
20 March

Putting The COVID-19 Selloff in Perspective

Scott Krauthamer
Global Head-Product Management & Strategy
20 March

How we are positioning the AB Managed Volatility Equities strategy

20 March

Our outlook for equity markets

20 March

The Fed Could Roll Out De Facto Fiscal Policy Under Section 13(3)

18 March

Portfolio Update

Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
18 March

How Can European Policymakers Beat the Coronavirus?

18 March

Portfolio Update

Concentrated Australian Equities Portfolio
Managed Volatility Equities Portfolio

For institutional clients only
16 March

Chinas Coronavirus Experience: Lessons for Global Investors

16 March

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