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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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Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (January 2021)
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Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (January 2021)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities, reflects on the last quarter of 2020 and looks ahead to the opportunities in the world of sustainability.

Global money trends still cooling amid US data confusion
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Global money trends still cooling amid US data confusion

Global money trends continue to suggest a near-term economic slowdown, with the caveat that interpretation of US monetary statistics is complicated by recent regulatory changes, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

A fertile ground for European smaller companies stock pickers in 2021

A fertile ground for European smaller companies stock pickers in 2021

European smaller companies managers Rory Stokes and Ollie Beckett discuss their outlook for the asset class in 2021.

European equities: will value prove victorious in 2021?

European equities: will value prove victorious in 2021?

Nick Sheridan, European equities portfolio manager, explains why 2021 could be the year for value as economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

China: what can investors expect in the year of the metal ox?

China: what can investors expect in the year of the metal ox?

China equities manager May Ling Wee highlights the key opportunities and risks facing the asset class in 2021.

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

Antony Marsden, Head of Governance and Responsible Investment, explores key themes related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in 2021.

A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets – January 2021
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A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets – January 2021

Monetary indicators suggest an increase in market volatility in early 2021 and a sustained inflation rise into 2022, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

A blue wave or a blue swell?

A blue wave or a blue swell?

With a Senate majority, Democrats will have an easier time of achieving their agenda. But it won’t occur without compromise, creating optimism in markets.

Peach State run-off could herald a light-blue wave for US politics
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Peach State run-off could herald a light-blue wave for US politics

With Georgia’s Senate run-off vote offering a final, dramatic twist in the US election, what would it mean if Peach State voters hand power to the Democrats? Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the ramifications of a potentially seismic political result.

Optimism for a renewed focus on fundamentals in small- and mid-cap growth

Optimism for a renewed focus on fundamentals in small- and mid-cap growth

Portfolio manager Jonathan Coleman discusses why a return to normalcy following the COVID-19 crisis could support small- and mid-cap equities and lead to a broadening of the market.

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.

What is next for US large cap growth equities?

What is next for US large cap growth equities?

Portfolio Manager Doug Rao explains the current dynamic in large cap growth equities and evaluates the outlook moving forward.