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Market GPS Investment Outlook 2021

What should be on the radar for investors in 2021? Market GPS helps direction-set with a video summary, in-depth asset class analysis and our latest portfolio manager views.

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 risks and opportunities ahead.

Alternative Perspectives

Insight from our alternatives team 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.

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Building robust bond portfolios in a low-rate world

Building robust bond portfolios in a low-rate world

A discussion of the challenges – and unique opportunities – associated with building bond portfolios in a world with historically low interest rates.

No free lunch

No free lunch

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, responds to the planned US$1.9 trillion fiscal stimulus from US President Biden’s new government.

2021 — in a word: recovery

2021 — in a word: recovery

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, explains why 2021 will likely be a year of recovery, though he cautions that we should keep one eye on inflation and inflation expectations.

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.

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

Elissa Johnson and Tim Elliot, secured loans specialists within the Secured Credit Team, highlight how European loans can provide the opportunity to invest in an asset class offering a wide range of risk adjusted returns.

Hard not to feel constructive on credit markets in 2021

Hard not to feel constructive on credit markets in 2021

Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit London, says a relatively constructive view for credit markets may seem strange, but there are reasons he believes stress in the markets will be manageable.

The end of an era: emerging markets prepare for a post-globalisation world

The end of an era: emerging markets prepare for a post-globalisation world

Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña explains that in light of the retreat from further global economic integration, reformist policies and value-added services are likely to become future drivers of emerging market growth and investment returns.

The case for asset-backed securities (ABS)

The case for asset-backed securities (ABS)

ABS is an attractive and yet under-utilised asset class with a number of differentiating features. The following paper provides a brief examination of this specialist asset class, outlining the case for its appeal as an investment.

Dollar weakness: An underappreciated threat to the global economic system
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Dollar weakness: An underappreciated threat to the global economic system

Ashwin Alankar sounds the alarm that policy makers are underestimating the risk posed by weakness in the world’s reserve currency as a strong dollar is necessary to fund the persistent debt that fuels US consumption.

Finding floating-rate opportunities in a low-yield world

Finding floating-rate opportunities in a low-yield world

The Securitized Products team discusses potential advantages of floating-rate products in a low-yield environment given their ability to act as a hedge against rising rates.

The Fed’s new policy, inflation and its implications for U.S. bonds

The Fed’s new policy, inflation and its implications for U.S. bonds

Greg Wilensky and Michael Keough discuss their outlook for U.S. inflation after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy change, and its impact on U.S. bond markets.

A letter to the Fed from a concerned friend

A letter to the Fed from a concerned friend

Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos expresses concern that monetary policy focused on financial markets will do little to ignite the growth needed for the economy to recover from recent weakness.