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Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Olivia Gull, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion from an investment perspective.

Sustainable design in consumer products

Sustainable design in consumer products

Charlotte Nisbet, Governance and Responsible Investment Analyst, explores the importance of sustainable design in consumer products.

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

Delivering better-than-expected trial data, a vaccine candidate from Pfizer and BioNTech could mark the beginning of the end of the pandemic and boost confidence in an economic recovery, now underway.

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (October 2020)
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Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (October 2020)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Sustainable Equities, highlights key sustainable news stories for the third quarter of 2020.

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.

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.

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

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.

Into the fog of uncertainty

Into the fog of uncertainty

What visibility is there for investors right now? Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, looks ahead to the fourth quarter of 2020 and beyond, summarising his latest thoughts on COVID-19, Brexit and the upcoming US election.

The end of Moore’s Law is creating winners and losers in the semiconductor space

The end of Moore’s Law is creating winners and losers in the semiconductor space

Technology equities portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode discuss the challenges and opportunities in the evolving semiconductor space, which has been a key enabler for the development of technology.

See alternatives in a different light
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See alternatives in a different light

In this Q&A, David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, shared some of the strategies his team utilise in their efforts to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors over time, from a range of truly diversified sources.

Secured loans update: all loans are not equal

Secured loans update: all loans are not equal

Elissa Johnson, Portfolio Manager and secured loans specialist within the Secured Credit Team, provides a brief analysis of the current state of US and European loan markets, finding that they signal different outlooks.