Perspectives

Stay up to date on emerging industry issues and trends with Sage perspectives. From fixed income to sustainable investing, our experts cover a range of subject matter that is relevant to today’s advisors and consultants.

ESG Solutions
Performance Proves Bright Spot for ESG ETFs in 2023
February 5, 2024 — The past two years have cast a spotlight on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing, which has captured attention in both. . . .
Fixed Income
Mercurial Markets Abound
February 5, 2024 — Last week was marked by a flurry of data – what does it mean for fixed income?
Fixed Income
The Main Event is About to Begin
January 29, 2024 — What to expect this week from the FOMC’s first policy decision of the year.
Responsible Investing
Strong Returns for 2023 Distinguish Sage Impact Bond Strategy
January 25, 2024 — The Sage Impact Bond Strategy is a portfolio of green, social, sustainability, and sustainability-linked bonds. The following report highlights trends in. . . .
Fixed Income
Why the Fed is Set to Slow its QT Program
January 22, 2024 — Regardless of the level of inflation and economic growth, the FOMC may have to act to prevent a liquidity drain from. . . .
Fixed Income
As Tailwinds Fade, Excess Return Lies in Security Selection
January 17, 2024 — Right now, the spread on corporate bonds stands at 97 basis points, which places it in the 36% percentile of spreads. . . .
ESG Solutions
Sage Evaluates 11 GICS Sectors for ESG Risks and Opportunities
January 16, 2024 — In this semiannual report, we provide ESG Leaf Scores for each of the 11 sectors in the Global Industry Classification Standard. . . .
Responsible Investing
2023 Sustainability Report
January 16, 2024 — Sage’s 2023 Sustainability Report provides an in-depth look at our company’s unwavering commitment to sustainability. The report illustrates our dedication to. . . .
Fixed Income
Fed Focus Shifts to Growth Picture — Fixed Income Outlook in 5 Charts
January 12, 2024 — Declining inflation through the second half of 2023 has given the Fed the green light to pivot to the other side. . . .