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Global Perspectives

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Decarbonisation in EM Index

Perspectives on decarbonisation challenges facing Asia, with examples from China, India and the Republic of Korea.

Alternative Perspectives

Insight from our alternatives team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

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ESG in COVID times: doing the REIT thing

ESG in COVID times: doing the REIT thing

The Global Property Equities Team highlights how COVID-19 is accelerating the importance of ESG factors within real estate, along with the supporting role the sector is playing in the global recovery.

Technology for good: supporting the fight against COVID-19

Technology for good: supporting the fight against COVID-19

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Team discuss how ‘big tech’ companies are helping communities and governments through the pandemic and the implications this may have on the regulation of the technology sector.

So… what about inflation?

So… what about inflation?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares his views on the most frequently asked question by clients these days: “what about inflation?”

Alterations at the fast fashion industry

Alterations at the fast fashion industry

Ama Seery, ESG analyst on the Global Sustainable Equity Team, and Charlotte Nisbet, Governance and Responsible Investment Analyst, explore the environmental damage associated with the fast fashion trade and how some companies are changing the shape of the industry.

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis

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.

ESG: technology for good

ESG: technology for good

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.

Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, believes that over the last month corporate bond spreads have gone from scary cheap to just ‘kind of cheap’ now. As the dust settles in the markets, he remains optimistic that there are opportunities to be had going forwards.

Credit has been the place to be of late — a Strategic Fixed Income view

Credit has been the place to be of late — a Strategic Fixed Income view

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, remarks on the significant rally in credit markets over the last week, with healthy investment grade issuance volumes and even the US high yield market open for new issues. Support from the authorities trying to help companies avoid default has accelerated the sharp market recovery.

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, provides a brief update on the team’s current thoughts on the markets and the opportunities they see going forward, while explaining the reasons for their optimism.

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Jenna Barnard, and Nicholas Ware, members of the Strategic Fixed Income Team, share their views on the recent bout of market activity, with large companies accessing the capital markets and the stream of dividend cut announcements in Europe.

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view

The coronavirus crisis continues to impact economies and markets but the liquidity crisis is seemingly beginning to heal. Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares her views on the latest developments and explains why the team favour investment grade bonds now and how they are less bullish on government bonds going forward.

Corporate bonds: from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap?

Corporate bonds: from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares how the Strategic Fixed Income Team continue to carry out their day to day jobs successfully, albeit from home, remaining focused on their client outcomes.