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Navigating Coronavirus Uncertainty

Perspectives from our investment teams on the market impact and key considerations for investors

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has created uncertainty about the outlook for global economic growth and led to heightened market volatility. Our clients are our top priority, and we’re focused on minimizing downside risk without losing sight of long-term opportunities. Although the virus is unique, market shocks are not, and our investment teams are experienced in managing bouts of volatility. Here, they share their latest thinking on how the coronavirus is impacting markets and what it means for investors.

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Rising interest rates, inflationary regimes and CTA returns

Jun 25, 2021

Diversified alternatives portfolio managers Andrew Kaleel, Mathew Kaleel and Maya Perone discuss the impact of rising rates on traditional asset classes and trend-following strategies.

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Credit market’s brave new world

Jun 17, 2021

Can corporate bond markets sustain their improved trajectory as support measures are lifted?

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Markets shift their tone as economies reopen

Jun 17, 2021

Assessing the recent shift in tone in equity markets and the key themes driving volatility.

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REITs: Potential for innovation and growth

Jun 11, 2021

How REITs fared through the pandemic and how they are positioned as economies reopen.

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A clear revival in global dividend payments

Jun 11, 2021

Clear signs of improvement were seen in global dividend payouts in the first quarter of the year.

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Unique Recovery

A unique recovery: the handoffs commence

Jun 9, 2021

Direct of Equities Research Matt Peron explains why this year’s equities’ gains are built on a positive earnings outlook for both cyclical and secular stocks

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consumer revenge

Consumer revenge – the next stage of the recovery in Europe

Jun 9, 2021

Is pent-up consumer demand the key to unlocking value in Europe? In this article, John Bennett, Director of European Equities, considers some of the meaningful trends he believes could drive positive momentum in the region.

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Deploying the Relaxation Response

Peak sentiment, peak growth, peak policy

May 31, 2021

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the prospects for markets as the global recovery gathers momentum and economies begin to reopen.

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Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine IP waivers

May 23, 2021

Why US support for waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines does not spell the end of biotech growth.

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