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

Why have copper prices reached all-time highs?

Why have copper prices reached all-time highs?

Copper prices have recently been hitting record highs. Portfolio manager Tal Lomnitzer explains why and discusses the implications.

Secular tech themes still intact

Secular tech themes still intact

Powerful secular themes are still the main driver to long-term tech earnings growth.

Inflation and property equities – time to get ‘real’

Inflation and property equities – time to get ‘real’

Property equities portfolio managers Guy Barnard, Tim Gibson and Greg Kuhl discuss the impact of rising expectations for inflation and interest rates on listed real estate.

The ABC’s of ESG

The ABC’s of ESG

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing has become a central theme across the investment community. Paul LaCoursiere, Head of ESG Investments, introduces the three main categories of ESG investment strategies and explores some of the considerations to be aware of.

Why should investors care about ESG?

Why should investors care about ESG?

Paul LaCoursiere, new Head of ESG Investments, examines three key reasons why investors should care about ESG and the main challenge faced by the investment industry.

Right here, right now: growth opportunities in real estate

Right here, right now: growth opportunities in real estate

Portfolio managers Guy Barnard, Tim Gibson and Greg Kuhl, explain why they believe the REIT ‘reopening rotation’ trade has created an attractive opportunity to buy quality compounders offering sustainable growth, driven by long-term structural tailwinds.

How are China’s stock markets developing and evolving?

How are China’s stock markets developing and evolving?

China equities portfolio manager May Ling Wee discusses the buoyant initial public offering (IPO) market and the impact of ‘re-shoring’ and rising cross-border flows on Chinese markets.

Analysing ESG factors for risk and opportunity

Analysing ESG factors for risk and opportunity

Brian Demain and Cody Wheaton explain that environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have become a significant risk/opportunity consideration for both companies and investors.

Taking stock of the mining sector

Taking stock of the mining sector

Tal Lomnitzer discusses the drivers of change in the mining sector and why ESG credentials matter in the move towards a digitised, electrified and fossil fuel-free future.

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Exploiting the two-way traffic in high yield

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, takes a drive in the auto sector to demonstrate how both upgrades and downgrades can be a source of returns.

A blue wave or a blue swell?

A blue wave or a blue swell?

With a Senate majority, Democrats will have an easier time of achieving their agenda. But it won’t occur without compromise, creating optimism in markets.

Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Olivia Gull, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion from an investment perspective.