News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.
Though volatility is likely to continue, Portfolio Manager Jeremiah Buckley thinks the outlook for equities remains constructive as we progress past the election and get closer to the end of the coronavirus pandemic.
The stabilisation of US economic growth amid unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus has raised questions about the likelihood of inflation returning. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, and Andrew Mulliner, Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, both members of the Fixed Income Investment Strategy Group (ISG)*, explain why they do not see significant risks of sustained higher inflation materialising in the next few years, though caution that short-term spikes are possible and investors should evaluate the diversity that their fixed income portfolios provide.
In this video Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides an update on some of the dividend trends that his team are seeing within the world of equity income and what they are doing to react to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Charlotte Nisbet, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team and member of the Janus Henderson Mental Health Group, discusses the importance of mental health and wellbeing from an investment and employer perspective.