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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.

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

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Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

Catching falling angels: finding opportunities in crossover credit

​A growing segment of BBB rated securities are priced to fall into the high yield market. In our view, this trend could create opportunities for investors who are willing to look across both the ratings spectrum and credit sectors, say Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson

Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm
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Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the market reaction to the last minute plot twist emerging from the Brexit negotiations. 

UK Absolute Return: flexibility key amid market rotation

UK Absolute Return: flexibility key amid market rotation

Luke Newman, portfolio manager on the UK Absolute Return strategy, outlines positioning in light of the recent rotation in equity markets. He also discusses the importance of investing in highly liquid areas of the market.

Global growth: Squint or you’ll miss it.

Global growth: Squint or you’ll miss it.

​Nick Watson, a portfolio manager on Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset team, argues that amid the gathering gloom around global growth, active managers are presented with a broadly positive environment for risk assets.

The haves and have-nots of US high yield

The haves and have-nots of US high yield

In this video, Rebecca Young, Portfolio Manager within the Strategic Fixed Income team, explains why there is more than meets the eye in the US high yield market and discusses the teams approach to achieving ‘sensible income’.

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Euroland PMIs: darkest before the dawn

Euroland PMIs: darkest before the dawn

Euroland September flash PMI results were disappointing but monetary trends continue to give a hopeful signal for economic prospects.

Solving a hard problem with a simple model
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Solving a hard problem with a simple model

In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra considers the benefits of a simple tactical allocation model based on trailing relative returns when looking at US vs emerging markets, and the importance of moving quickly when making investment decisions.

What is ‘normal’?

What is ‘normal’?

In a post quantitative easing (QE) world, central bank balance sheets in many countries have expanded to extreme levels, while many commentators have despaired that these balance sheets will never return to ‘normal’ levels again. Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager Global Bonds, asks: just what is ‘normal’?

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Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Oliver Blackbourn, a portfolio manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset team, discusses the Bank of England (BoE)’s decision to keep interest rates on hold despite a deteriorating economic backdrop.

Fed leaves market with cliffhanger
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Fed leaves market with cliffhanger

​The US Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark rate at its September meeting, but is divided about whether further cuts will be needed this year. Co-Head of Global Bonds, Nick Maroutsos, says the stance creates uncertainty for investors and ignores structural challenges in the global economy.

US core CPI inflation: fade the pick-up

US core CPI inflation: fade the pick-up

​US annual CPI inflation excluding food and energy rose to 2.39% in August, the highest since 2008. Is the pick-up in core inflation long predicted by Phillips curve adherents finally materialising? ​ A detailed examination suggests not. The ex. food and energy measure has been pushed up by the goods and medical care components –