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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
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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.

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.

Trade wars, ESG and demographics in China: your questions answered

Trade wars, ESG and demographics in China: your questions answered

In this Q&A, May Ling Wee, China equities manager, responds to key concerns for investors in China, including the impact of trade friction, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as well as demographic issues. She also discusses how this is creating investment opportunities and favoured sectors.

Trade wars, ESG and demographics in China: your questions answered

Trade wars, ESG and demographics in China: your questions answered

In this Q&A, May Ling Wee, China equities manager, responds to key concerns for investors in China, including the impact of trade friction, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors as well as demographic issues. She also discusses how this is creating investment opportunities and favoured sectors.

Attaching a price to bond market liquidity

Attaching a price to bond market liquidity

​Portfolio Manager John Fujiwara and Research Analyst Lucy Holden discuss how low yields and volatile markets reinforce the risk premium commanded to provide bond market liquidity.

Tell Tail Signs: August 2019 – With the world distracted, options markets sniff signs of inflation

Tell Tail Signs: August 2019 – With the world distracted, options markets sniff signs of inflation

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest Tail Risk Report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class.

Global money trends still downbeat
Global Perspectives

Global money trends still downbeat

Incoming narrow money data for July have been disappointing, suggesting that a global economic recovery will be delayed until Q2 2020.