03 December 2020

Green bonds market to top the $1tr mark in 2021

Market commentary

With a record number of issuances following the launch of various sovereign green bonds and overall diversification of issuers, 2020 has been another huge step forward for the green bond market. Green ...

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06 November 2020

AXA IM named as the top investment manager in Europe committed to responsible investing

Corporate news

AXA IM retains its position as the number one asset manager committed to responsible investment in the Hirschel & Kramer (H&K) Responsible Investment Brand Index 2020.

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30 October 2020

Why a Biden presidency will transform the Global green bond market.

Market commentary

In July, presidential candidate Joe Biden announced plans to spend $2 trillion to progress the use of clean energy in areas including transportation, electricity generation and construction over the n ...

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30 October 2020

COVID-19: Accelerating the energy transition and driving climate-friendly investment opportunities

Market commentary

Six AXA IM ESG experts assess whether the Covid-19 crisis will help accelerate the energy transition and outline what they think the investment implications will be.

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23 September 2020

The green transition: shifting from “tax & subsidy” to “tax & investment”

Market commentary

European Commission President, Ursula Van der Leyen, announced an even more ambitious “decarbonisation target” for the EU last week, rising from 40% to 55% by 2025.

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25 August 2020

UK dividends will have fully recovered by 2022

Market commentary

There are reasons to be positive about the future of UK dividends as companies start recommencing payments, according to AXA IM portfolio managers Geroge Luckraft and Simon Young.

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21 July 2020

AXA IM's Gilles Moec: A four-day ordeal to a deal

Market commentary

Gilles Moec, Group Chief Economist at AXA Investment Managers comments on the approved European recovery debt plan:

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16 July 2020

Marco Morelli is appointed Executive Chairman of AXA Investment Managers and a member of AXA’s Management Committee, Gérald Harlin to retire at the end of September

Corporate news

AXA announced today that Marco Morelli, previously Chief Executive Officer of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, is appointed Executive Chairman of AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) and a member of AXA’s Manag ...

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08 July 2020

AXA IM's David Page - UK reaction : Chancellor Sunak spells out fresh fiscal stimulus – more likely necessary

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on Chancellor Sunak’s latest announcement

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07 July 2020

AXA IM publishes its 2020 climate strategy report

Corporate news

At AXA IM, we are deeply committed to tackling the impact of climate-related risks and as a large investor we have a clear role to play in limiting global warming.

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11 June 2020

US reaction: Fed continues to consider its options, while committing to be in it for "however long it takes"

Market commentary

Policy was unchanged with FFR at 0.0-0.25%, forward guidance remained unchanged and the Fed committed to at least maintain the current pace of asset purchases.

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19 May 2020

COVID-19: How a new breed of bonds can help finance the fight

Market commentary

Théo Kotula and Marie Fromaget, Responsible Investment Analysts at AXA Investment Managers, comment on COVID-19 bonds and how this new asset class can help finance the fight against coronavirus

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15 May 2020

Outlook for the green bond market looks promising following a compelling start to 2020 in difficult market conditions

Market commentary

Johann Plé, portfolio manager at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the outlook for the green bond market.

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30 April 2020

US reaction: FOMC stands ready to do more if necessary

Market commentary

The Fed left monetary policy unchanged after its meeting this month.

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09 April 2020

Fed backstops the economy with $2.3trn in measures

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the recent developments at the US Federal Reserve:

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14 April 2020

#AXA Solidarity Response

Corporate news

AXA is launching a global solidarity challenge for its employees to strengthen its support to 101 Fund

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26 March 2020

AXA IM's David Page - UK reaction: Chancellor Sunak completes support with package for self-employed

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the UK government’s support scheme for the self-employed:

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26 March 2020

Congress finally approves $2 trillion stimulus package

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on US Congress’ coronavirus response package: After a couple of weeks of battling, Congress finally agreed on a stimulus packag ...

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22 March 2020

Government introduces measures to backstop the labour force

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the UK’s latest emergency measures announced during the Covid-19 crisis

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19 March 2020

BoE surprise monetary easing - another day, another policy measure

Market commentary

David Page, Head of Macro Research at AXA Investment Managers, comments on the Bank of England’s second round of monetary easing during the Covid-19 crisis

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