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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.

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

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

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

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A positive backdrop for US equities

A positive backdrop for US equities

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.

Diversified alternatives: adapt and evolve

Diversified alternatives: adapt and evolve

David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, argues for new thinking for investors’ portfolios in 2021, following a year in which the pandemic posed unfamiliar challenges for industries.

Options market warms to divided government
Quick Views Elections Volatility

Options market warms to divided government

The options market signals that riskier assets may find a supportive environment in an era of split government and policy moderation.

Low rates versus US election: what matters for fixed income?

Low rates versus US election: what matters for fixed income?

Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, believes central bank policy is likely to be the dominant influence on fixed income markets, regardless of who wins the US election.

Business model investing: opportunity amid crisis

Business model investing: opportunity amid crisis

U.S. equities Portfolio Manager Nick Schommer discusses the importance of durable, competitively advantaged business models amid a disrupted economic environment.

Looking past election volatility

Looking past election volatility

Director of Research Matt Peron says that while the 2020 U.S. presidential race could create volatility for stocks, such pullbacks are often based on fear, not long-term fundamentals.

A long-term view is the best tonic for digesting tech sector volatility

A long-term view is the best tonic for digesting tech sector volatility

Recent volatility in the technology sector may cause some investors to lose sight of the powerful forces that have propelled the sector’s earnings growth; yet technology equities portfolio manager Denny Fish argues that a long view is essential for maximising the opportunity presented by the transition to a digital global economy.

Making sense of equities in 2020

Making sense of equities in 2020

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, recaps equity market volatility in 2020 and what investors should consider as the outlook for the global economy remains unclear.

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Greg Wilensky, Head of U.S. Fixed Income, discusses the importance of identifying and diversifying risk factors in bond portfolios.

Oil crisis sparks market consolidation

Oil crisis sparks market consolidation

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for equities and other risk assets, as negative oil prices put the brakes on the recent v-shaped market recovery.

Illiquid markets seek targeted policy response

Illiquid markets seek targeted policy response

Ashwin Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation, says the market sell-off has increased illiquidity in financial markets and that a targeted policy response is needed to stave off the potential for small business defaults, which would greatly weigh on economic growth. However, options markets now signal more reward than risk in equities.

US Fed’s emergency rate cut not a cure for volatility

US Fed’s emergency rate cut not a cure for volatility

The US Federal Reserve’s surprise rate cut reflects the increasing uncertainty the US economy and investors currently face. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, provides his views on what the highly unusual move means for markets and why he believes investors should remain cautious.