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Options prices spike on election uncertainty

Options prices spike on election uncertainty

Risk surrounding the US election is reaching unprecedented levels, as measured by the options market. Head of Global Asset Allocation Ashwin Alankar explains why options prices are rising and why going long volatility may have the potential to benefit investors.

COVID-19: analysing approaches to mental health

COVID-19: analysing approaches to mental health

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.

Conditions in the high yield market

Conditions in the high yield market

Tom Ross, corporate credit manager, discusses conditions in the high yield market, including the default outlook, the importance of monetary and fiscal stimulus and whether high yield can tolerate inflation.

‘A third way’ to sustain the gig economy

‘A third way’ to sustain the gig economy

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Leaders Team discuss the gig economy’s broad-ranging impact and why ESG engagement is imperative when investing in disruptive technologies.

Low Rates vs. U.S. Election: What Matters for Fixed Income?

Low Rates vs. U.S. Election: What Matters for Fixed Income?

Central bank policy is likely to continue to have the biggest influence over fixed income markets, regardless of who wins the U.S. election.

Deconstructing sustainable design
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Deconstructing sustainable design

In the first of a series on sustainable design, Ama Seery, Sustainability Analyst on the Global Sustainable Equity Team, breaks down sustainable design and explains how the team incorporate it into their investment approach

Global Perspectives: Demystifying Sustainable Investing

Global Perspectives: Demystifying Sustainable Investing

While there are many approaches to sustainable investing, the key common denominator is profit, people and planet.

Dollar weakness: An underappreciated threat to the global economic system

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.

Sustainability strategies: When numbers alone don’t tell the full story

Sustainability strategies: When numbers alone don’t tell the full story

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainability Equity and Portfolio Manager, explains why identifying resilient companies in the sustainability space is as much art as it is science.

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.

Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Seth Meyer, Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager, and Esther Watt, Client Portfolio Manager, explore the default outlook for high yield bonds and the risks and opportunities this presents.

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses how the suppression of volatility in interest rates by major central banks has spread the Japanification phenomenon to the US.