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Navigating Coronavirus Uncertainty

Perspectives from our investment teams on the market impact and key considerations for investors

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has created uncertainty about the outlook for global economic growth and led to heightened market volatility. Our clients are our top priority, and we’re focused on minimizing downside risk without losing sight of long-term opportunities. Although the virus is unique, market shocks are not, and our investment teams are experienced in managing bouts of volatility. Here, they share their latest thinking on how the coronavirus is impacting markets and what it means for investors.

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ISG Insight: Can the market’s immunity last?

Jul 31, 2020

Janus Henderson’s Investment Strategy Group (ISG) brings together investment professionals from our global fixed income platform and other Janus Henderson teams, providing a forum for research and debate. The ISG recently met to discuss the outlook for bond markets and concluded that economic growth is likely to remain modest in the quarters ahead.

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Hamish Chamberlayne, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (July 2020)

Jul 23, 2020

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities, explores the most recent developments in the world of sustainability as we begin to emerge from the COVID crisis and discusses how the fund has performed in light of this.

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Bond glut to bond drought

Strategic Fixed Income: from bond glut to bond drought

Jul 22, 2020

Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, explains why he believes the second half of 2020 will see lower net issuance in corporate bond markets following the dizzying volume of new bond issues in the first half.

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An historic day for Europe

Jul 21, 2020

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, responds to the European Union’s landmark coronavirus recovery package, agreed after four days and four nights of negotiations.

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Investing sustainably through the COVID crisis

Jul 17, 2020

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities, explains how the Global Sustainable Equity Strategy has fared through the COVID crisis so far and discusses how they have navigated the recent market rotation from growth to value factors.

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COVID-19: implications of rising cases in the US

Jul 16, 2020

Unlike some countries that have flattened the curve, the US is experiencing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases. In this video — part of a series on the scientific and investment implications of COVID-19 —Biotech Analyst, Agustin Mohedas, explains why the US trajectory has diverged, noting how the outbreak’s dynamics are changing and what that could mean for the next phase of the pandemic.

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For some tech giants, innovation is no longer a dilemma

Jul 14, 2020

Technology equities portfolio manager Denny Fish explains why as long as data and networks continue to be valuable currency, today’s leading tech companies may face less of a dilemma than the generation of titans they displaced.

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Whatever happened to Goldilocks?

Jul 9, 2020

David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, and Steve Cain, Portfolio Manager, give a mid-year update of their market outlook, considering the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on investment markets, and outlining the potential risks and opportunities they see for alternative strategies for the remainder of 2020.

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Keep the seatbelts fastened

Jul 7, 2020

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gauges the potential for a sustained cross-asset recovery as the world adapts to a new paradigm, one where COVID-19 remains a persistent risk factor for investors.

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