The coronavirus pandemic has challenged many accepted paradigms within the investment world. In this article Steve Johnstone, Portfolio Manager, outlines some of the tools that a flexible global equity market neutral strategy can deploy to try and generate performance in all market environments.
Using a combination of eight charts and tables, corporate credit portfolio managers Seth Meyer and Tom Ross consider some of the potential risks and opportunities within the high yield sector of fixed income.
G7 annual broad money growth is the highest since the 1970s. The consensus argues that this will not be reflected in strong nominal GDP growth and / or rising asset prices because of a faster fall in the velocity of circulation, which has been in trend decline for 50+ years.
With many companies facing concerns over liquidity and debt as lockdowns continue, is there a way to distinguish between the winners and losers? Luke Newman, UK equities portfolio manager, gives his thoughts on the opportunities and risks for both long and short investors.
Jenna Barnard and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Managers in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, provide an update on the shape of the recovery in corporate bond markets following the virtual heart attack experienced in March.
The US, China and Japan, among others, have released March monetary data, with Euroland and UK numbers due this week. Global six-month real money growth, on both narrow and broad definitions, is estimated to have risen sharply.
Alison Porter, portfolio manager in the UK-based Global Technology Team explains the significance of ESG when it comes to investing in tech stocks and how the team proactively engages and manages their portfolios with this in mind.