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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 –

Taking a balanced approach to investing in cancer therapy

Taking a balanced approach to investing in cancer therapy

​As immunotherapies are being developed to address some of the most common types of cancers globally, a number of biotechnology companies are focused on delivering targeted therapies for smaller subsets of the disease. Both approaches are worthy of investors’ consideration, say Portfolio Manager Andy Acker and Research Analysts Dan Lyons and Luyi Guo.

Quick view: ECB – Super Mario 2 (kitchen sink edition)
Quick Views

Quick view: ECB – Super Mario 2 (kitchen sink edition)

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager on the Global Bonds Team, reflects on the European Central Bank’s decision to cut rates and bring back quantitative easing.

Growth slowing but precipitous drop unlikely

Growth slowing but precipitous drop unlikely

Although the current economic expansion is ageing (bringing us nearer to a recession) leading indicators do not indicate a sharp contraction. What could that mean for equity investors? Director of Research Carmel Wellso explains.

The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough
Investment Team Perspectives

The importance of being active: why passive exposure in high yield is not enough

The US high yield market’s modest return in August obscured significant divergence of returns within the index. Portfolio Managers Seth Meyer and Brent Olson discuss why this dispersion demonstrates that opportunities exist in high yield, and why they believe active management is key to capitalising on those opportunities. The Bloomberg-Barclays US High Yield Index was

Topical questions amid a more political economy

Topical questions amid a more political economy

​In this short question and answer session Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, looks at the macroeconomic landscape and how it is shaping their investment decision-making within the Absolute Return Income strategies.

Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely
Quick Views Volatility

Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely

Although the current economic expansion is aging, leading indicators do not indicate a sharp contraction.

Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely
Quick Views Volatility

Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely

Although the current economic expansion is aging, leading indicators do not indicate a sharp contraction. What could that mean for equity investors? Director of Research Carmel Wellso explains.

Don’t let the trade wars detract from Asia’s structural growth story SG

Don’t let the trade wars detract from Asia’s structural growth story SG

​Andrew Gillan, Head of Asia ex Japan Equities and Co-Manager of the Asian Growth Strategy, discusses the reasons why investors should be less preoccupied by the machinations of the trade war and instead focus on Asia’s long-term structural growth story, strong fundamentals and the diversification benefits that the region can add to a balanced portfolio.

Euroland PMI weak but money trends still hopeful
Global Perspectives

Euroland PMI weak but money trends still hopeful

​The Euroland manufacturing PMI fell further in July but the view here remains that the index is bottoming, based on the leading signal from a rise in six-month real narrow money growth since late 2018.

Inflation risks in a distracted market

Inflation risks in a distracted market

The US inflation rate has remained stubbornly low. Still, Ashwin Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation, says a combination of factors is helping to set the stage for a potential inflationary shock.

Under the microscope: pioneering companies changing lives

Under the microscope: pioneering companies changing lives

​Andy Acker, Portfolio Manager on the Global Life Sciences Team, seeks companies that are pioneering life-changing innovations. Here, he discusses the cutting-edge developments being made in the medical field by some of these companies.