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Equity Perspectives

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

Global Dividend Index

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

Fixed Income Perspectives

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

Alternative Perspectives

Insight from our alternatives team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Sovereign Debt Index

A long-term study into trends in government indebtedness, with the investment opportunities and risks it presents.

Latest Insights

ISG Insight: What goes up must come down

ISG Insight: What goes up must come down

Markets have fastened on to some dramatic inflation headlines in recent months but as economic growth comes under pressure is there a risk of policy error?

Storing cash

Storing cash

Comparing the maturity profiles on Treasuries with their “risk of loss” history to reach conclusions about where value might lie within shorter maturities.

The growing importance of alternatives in an inflationary environment

The growing importance of alternatives in an inflationary environment

Portfolio manager James de Bunsen considers if alternative assets can help multi-asset investors to navigate this current point in the economic cycle.

The fog of war: a multi-asset view

The fog of war: a multi-asset view

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for financial markets over the next few months, as investors contend with market uncertainty around central bank hawkishness, the war in Ukraine and lingering Chinese concerns.

Inflation dilemma: where now for central banks and fixed income?

Inflation dilemma: where now for central banks and fixed income?

Jim Cielinski considers the dilemma for central banks as they are caught between decades-high inflation and an increasingly uncertain growth outlook.

High yield in a rising rate environment

High yield in a rising rate environment

Brent Olson and Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio managers on our Global High Yield platform, explore how factors affecting credit risk in high yield might help balance upward pressure on interest rate risk.

Plain sailing for floating assets in 2022?

Plain sailing for floating assets in 2022?

Secured loans markets have experienced fairly calm conditions in early 2022, notes David Milward, Head of Loans, while sharing his expectations for the rest of the year.

Flattening is not flattering

Flattening is not flattering

The recent flattening of yield curves is incongruous to the beginning of a hiking cycle. The Global Bonds team examines the drivers of these dynamics and the team’s expectations for 2022.

Rates update: yields move higher – September spike or sustained trend?

Rates update: yields move higher – September spike or sustained trend?

The sharp sell-off in government bond yields in the last few weeks is testing the patience of central banks and bond markets are reacting to the hawkish messages. Portfolio Manager Andrew Mulliner explains.

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?

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.