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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ECB — one for the specialists

ECB — one for the specialists

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager Global Bonds, shares his views on the outcome of today’s European Central Bank meeting, which as he explains was expected to be the hors d’oeuvre of the ECB’s policy review; in reality it was more akin to a notification that the ECB would be cooking dinner.

UK employment rise no obstacle to rate cut
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UK employment rise no obstacle to rate cut

UK rate cut sceptics argue that a rise of 135.000, or 0.5%, in the number of employees in the three months to November from the prior three months signals a strong labour market and will give MPC doves a reason to climb down.

Chinese firms less downbeat on credit conditions
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Chinese firms less downbeat on credit conditions

A fall in Chinese money growth during H2 2019, especially in real terms, suggests that the economy will remain weak through H1 2020.

Early 2020 money data key for global outlook
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Early 2020 money data key for global outlook

Six-month growth of global (i.e. G7 plus E7) real narrow money is estimated to have been unchanged at 2.4% (not annualised) in December, based on monetary data covering 70% of the aggregate and near-complete CPI inflation data.

Chinese nominal GDP confusion: slowdown confirmed
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Chinese nominal GDP confusion: slowdown confirmed

The Chinese GDP numbers released on Friday appeared to show a strong pick-up in nominal growth in Q4.

Is China recovering?
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Is China recovering?

Chinese official activity data for December mostly surprised positively, echoing an earlier PMI revival.

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Should investors aim high in 2020?

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, looks at the outlook for high yield bonds in 2020.

UK inflation slump piles pressure on tardy MPC
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UK inflation slump piles pressure on tardy MPC

The forecast here a year ago was that the MPC would cut Bank rate to 0.5% during 2019.

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager within Global bonds, believes that 2020 will prove to be a year of two halves with a rosier outlook likely later in the year. He cautions, however, that attractive opportunities might be harder to come by given downside risks such as a re-escalation of trade wars and uncertainty from the US elections.

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A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets
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A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets

The baseline scenario in our previous quarterly commentary was that global economic momentum, having bottomed in Q3 2019, would remain weak in early 2020 before strengthening towards mid-year.

US inventory cycle yet to bottom
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US inventory cycle yet to bottom

The modest revival in the global manufacturing PMI in late 2019, on the view here, partly reflects a bottoming out of the global stockbuilding (inventory) cycle.

Chinese credit conditions still tight
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Chinese credit conditions still tight

A recent pick-up in Chinese PMIs has boosted recovery hopes but the view here, based on monetary trends, is that such optimism is premature.