Europe's leading independent strategy and economics provider
Actionable market strategies
Highest quality research
Teams of highly-ranked individuals
The search for anomalies is at the heart of our approach

Equity & Investment Strategy

Sector, regional, political and quantitative strategy and an analysis of key drivers of asset allocation with a time horizon of 12m and beyond.

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Multi-Asset Strategy

A top-down tactical approach to trade ideas across assets and time horizons, drawing from proprietary sentiment technical indicators.

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Detailed analyses of the trends that matter, spanning the business and monetary cycles, political risk, and with the use of proprietary indicators.

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We are pleased to offer our research on a trial basis to qualified investment professionals.


Interested in Data?

We have a wide range of Macro, Market and Sentiment indicators.


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Our Black Swan

In the 17th Century, the discovery of a single black swan undermined the theory that all swans are white.

This search for anomalies is at the heart of our approach.

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About Absolute Strategy


Absolute Strategy Research is the top ranked independent macro research provider*, placing first in the Extel survey for each of the last ten years, and the top rated independent provider across all research for the last six years.

ASR’s research coverage extends across three global macro pillars: Equity Strategy, Multi-Asset Strategy, and Economics. The firm also conducts quantitative analysis, technical strategy and political research; and has also developed a wide suite of proprietary tools.

Founded in 2006, Absolute Strategy Research brings together one of Europe's most experienced global macro teams under the leadership of David Bowers, who was the Chief Global Strategist at Merrill Lynch, and Ian Harnett, who had been the Chief European Strategist at UBS. 

ASR has a reputation of providing research that challenges the consensus, market strategies that maximize returns, and discussions to help clients navigate their way through the volatile macro-environment.

Absolute Strategy Research is completely focused on providing the highest quality, actionable, investment research for institutional clients around the world.

* Source: Extel Pan-European Survey 2009-2018 & 2019.



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