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SystematicEdge Monthly Market Overview October 2020

Europe has been severely hit by the second coronavirus wave, which has led to new lockdown measures across the continent, with a sustained negative impact on sectors such as transportation, hospitality, and tourism. In the US, election polls strongly favour a Biden victory. We believe the impact of a blue wave would be positive for China and negative for the USD as Democrats would print a record amount of money, while the Tech sector would be facing potential headwinds on the back of further taxes and potential anti-trust legislation. China’s economy continues its recovery amid rising consumer confidence, while manufacturing and non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMIs) are in expansion territory (above 50). China’s fifth plenum, the country’s five-year planning summit led by President Xi Jinping, stressed the importance of sustainable growth and the development of the Tech sector and domestic market.

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Podcast: Demystifying Futures: 3 reasons Futures are an efficient way to gain market exposure

Futures and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are two popular instruments to get exposure to equity indices. In this podcast, we hear about the key differences from portfolio manager Alexandre Riteau.

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SystematicEdge FX Commentary October 2020

USD: Long-term bearish trend - The currency market is at an inflection point. Major upcoming events and risks may reset the relative levels of currencies going forward: the US elections, the second wave of the pandemic, the US and China’s on-going economic trade war and Brexit. In our currency valuation analysis we don’t aim to predict currency as we know currencies follow a random path, yet we can witness their secular (long-term) trends and dynamics. Our goal is to explain currency drivers and their trends set by fundamental economic data which can, however, be disrupted by geopolitical events.

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Demystifying Futures: 3 reasons Futures are an efficient way to gain market exposure

Futures and Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are two popular instruments to get exposure to equity indices. In this paper, we look at the key differences.

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The Bond Income Portfolio is ESG Friendly! SystematicEdge’s Bond Income Portfolio follows an ESG friendly investment approach

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SystematicEdge Monthly Market Overview September 2020

​MARKET CONTEXT: Financial markets show resilience despite a deteriorating pandemic and geopolitical situation

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