Global Perspectives

Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Sovereign Debt Index

The Sovereign Debt Index is a long-term study into trends in government indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Latest Insights

Natural resources: the nexus of sustainable development and decarbonisation

Natural resources: the nexus of sustainable development and decarbonisation

The outlook for natural resources as decarbonisation and the growing emphasis on sustainability create multi-decade investment opportunities.

ESG: Forks in the road

ESG: Forks in the road

2022 will be pivotal for ESG investing but there are key questions the industry needs to navigate to deliver hoped-for outcomes.

Sustainable equities: maintain focus on long term secular growth

Sustainable equities: maintain focus on long term secular growth

Don’t be wrong-footed amid increased market volatility in 2022, says Hamish Chamberlayne.

Fixed Income: The last hurrah

Fixed Income: The last hurrah

The lagged impact of policy largesse should initially drive earnings and inflation, but as 2022 progresses, a more familiar picture will likely emerge.

Equities: Can the cycle roll on?

Equities: Can the cycle roll on?

Why the stock market cycle could continue in 2022, despite inflation pressures, slower growth rates and tighter monetary policy.

The semiconductor shortage: Why more than tech investors should care

The semiconductor shortage: Why more than tech investors should care

The current semiconductor shortage may be more pervasive and longer-lasting than many expect.

Investing in the future with REITs 3.0

Investing in the future with REITs 3.0

Portfolio Manager Greg Kuhl provides an overview of how REITs have evolved since first created sixty years ago to being an asset class very much relevant today and beyond.

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Why taking an active approach to sustainable investment could help balance opportunities against the risks in corporate bonds.

Blink and you’ll miss it

Blink and you’ll miss it

Are we setting up for one of the shortest business cycles in history?

Tapering without the tantrum
Global Perspectives

Tapering without the tantrum

We believe the Fed learned its lesson from the 2013-2014 “taper tantrum,” and efforts to better communicate its intentions will result in lower volatility this time around.

Truffle hunting in credit

Truffle hunting in credit

While the easy returns from corporate bonds since the COVID recovery may largely be over, opportunities can still be unearthed via a selective approach.

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

In our view, the shifting nature of the COVID economic recovery has brought into focus the potential value of owning diversifying equity assets.