Global Perspectives

Global Snapshot

The Janus Henderson Global Snapshot explores the themes driving markets, the trends to watch, market returns and metrics, and the Multi-Asset Team’s outlook for regions and sectors at quarter end.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Market GPS Investment Outlook 2020

What are the most pressing issues facing investors globally and how will they evolve in the year ahead? Our asset class heads provide their views on the investment themes to watch in 2020.

Global Fixed Income Compass

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

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Coronavirus uncertainty likely to force Fed’s hand

Coronavirus uncertainty likely to force Fed’s hand

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos explains why markets reacted as they did in the face of the spreading coronavirus and why the US Federal Reserve (Fed) will ultimately have to cut rates to account for the outbreak’s economic impact.

Recent fallen angels — a spectre of BBB downgrades to come?

Recent fallen angels — a spectre of BBB downgrades to come?

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, shares his views on fears of a surge in fallen angel bonds in 2020.

Reflecting on coronavirus’ impact on bond markets

Reflecting on coronavirus’ impact on bond markets

Co-Head of Global Credit Research and Portfolio Manager, John Lloyd, discusses the large moves yesterday (Monday 24 February, when the video was recorded) in many fixed income markets due to heightened coronavirus concerns and outlines the benefit of active management amid the volatility.

Under the microscope: disruption in healthcare

Under the microscope: disruption in healthcare

Disease treatment is changing rapidly, leading to new therapies and better long-term results for patients. Portfolio Manager Andy Acker and Research Analyst Dan Lyons discuss how these exciting advances are leading to new investment opportunities in healthcare.

Covid-19: assessing the impact on property markets

Covid-19: assessing the impact on property markets

Xin Yan Low, Guy Barnard and Tim Gibson from the Global Property Equities Team, discuss the current impact of the coronavirus outbreak and how it is playing a part in the evolving real estate landscape.

Chinese money trends weak before virus hit
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Chinese money trends weak before virus hit

Chinese money and credit numbers for January were probably little affected by the coronavirus shock, which had limited economic impact until this month.

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Utilities play vital role in electrification of global economy

Portfolio Manager Nick Schommer explores the transformation taking place in energy as utilities invest for the future.

Global business investment cycle moving into H1 low
Global Perspectives

Global business investment cycle moving into H1 low

The forecast here – before the coronavirus shock – that the global economy would remain weak in H1 2020 rested partly on a judgement that the business investment cycle had yet to reach bottom.

Coronavirus: does it change the outlook for Chinese equities?

Coronavirus: does it change the outlook for Chinese equities?

Charlie Awdry, China equities portfolio manager, shares his views on the current coronavirus outbreak, its impact and the implications for portfolio positioning.

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Expected drawdowns – How much money should I lose?

Expected drawdowns – How much money should I lose?

Can historical and simulated data provide some guidance to what scale of asset price swings investors could expect over time? In this article Portfolio manager Aneet Chachra and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, address the value of drawdown probabilities in helping to calibrate our expectations of price moves.

Multi Sector Income: election insights — how bond markets may react

Multi Sector Income: election insights — how bond markets may react

How will the 2020 US presidential election impact bond markets? Co-Head of Global Credit Research and Portfolio Manager on the Multi-Sector Income Strategy, John Lloyd, anticipates more risk should a left-leaning candidate win the Democratic nomination, with increased volatility possible in sectors such as banking, health care, energy and technology.

UK economic weakness masked by government spending surge
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UK economic weakness masked by government spending surge

UK GDP grew by a slightly firmer than expected 1.4% in 2019 as a whole but the expenditure breakdown gives little cause for celebration.