In this video, Multi-Sector Income portfolio managers John Lloyd and Seth Meyer, discuss why credit ratings may not be an accurate reflection of risk and could obscure opportunities for active managers to capitalise on.
Luke Newman, portfolio manager on the UK Absolute Return strategy, gives his thoughts on UK markets as we move further into 2020, outlining key issues to note – both macroeconomic and political – that are likely to have an impact on share prices in the months ahead.
With Europe characterised by negative rates and subdued bond yields, Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, explains how the team seek to meet the objectives of an absolute return fixed income portfolio.
As the UK’s membership of the EU officially ends, Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, takes a pragmatic look at the next steps in the Brexit process, and considers what that might mean for investors.
The Bank of England kept its Bank Rate steady at 0.75% at their meeting on Thursday 30 January. Bethany Payne, Portfolio Manager within Global Bonds, believes that today’s decision has bought time for the new governor, Andrew Bailey, giving him room to act proactively should the need arise.
Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos discusses why he believes the Fed’s decision to leave rates unchanged at its January meeting should support the positive environment for stock and bond markets in 2020 and why – should markets slip – the Fed will rush to catch their fall.
Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for the Janus Henderson Horizon Global Sustainable Equity Fund, discusses recent developments affecting the world of Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI), and the fund’s positioning, performance, and activity.