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Global Fixed Income Compass

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

Global Dividend Index

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

Market GPS Investment Outlook 2020

What are the most pressing issues facing investors globally and how will they evolve in the year ahead? Our asset class heads provide their views on the investment themes to watch in 2020.

Global Snapshot

The Janus Henderson Global Snapshot explores the themes driving markets, the trends to watch, market returns and metrics, and the Multi-Asset Team’s outlook for regions and sectors at quarter end.

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Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm
Quick Views Brexit UK

Brexit update – curb your enthusiasm

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the market reaction to the last minute plot twist emerging from the Brexit negotiations. 

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q3 2019)

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q3 2019)

​​Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for the Janus Henderson Global Sustainable Equity Fund, discusses recent developments affecting the world of Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI), and the Strategy’s positioning, performance, and activity.

UK Absolute Return: flexibility key amid market rotation

UK Absolute Return: flexibility key amid market rotation

Luke Newman, portfolio manager on the UK Absolute Return strategy, outlines positioning in light of the recent rotation in equity markets. He also discusses the importance of investing in highly liquid areas of the market.

Global leading indicators less downbeat

Global leading indicators less downbeat

Chinese September monetary numbers are a mixed bag but will probably be interpreted positively by the market.

A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets
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A “monetarist” perspective on current equity markets

Previous quarterly commentaries suggested that global economic momentum would fall into a low around Q3 2019. Recent news is consistent with the scenario but money trends have yet to give a clear signal of economic recovery. A bottoming of momentum, however, may be sufficient to warrant rotating away from defensive investment strategies that have prospered

UK data wrap: CBI confidence slump, money trends stabilising

UK data wrap: CBI confidence slump, money trends stabilising

The CBI’s Q3 financial services survey released overnight rounds out a bleak message from earlier surveys covering industry, other services and distribution, supporting the view here that the economy has probably already entered a recession

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Global growth: Squint or you’ll miss it.

​Nick Watson, a portfolio manager on Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset team, argues that amid the gathering gloom around global growth, active managers are presented with a broadly positive environment for risk assets.

The haves and have-nots of US high yield

The haves and have-nots of US high yield

In this video, Rebecca Young, Portfolio Manager within the Strategic Fixed Income team, explains why there is more than meets the eye in the US high yield market and discusses the teams approach to achieving ‘sensible income’.

Euroland PMIs: darkest before the dawn

Euroland PMIs: darkest before the dawn

Euroland September flash PMI results were disappointing but monetary trends continue to give a hopeful signal for economic prospects.

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What is ‘normal’?

What is ‘normal’?

In a post quantitative easing (QE) world, central bank balance sheets in many countries have expanded to extreme levels, while many commentators have despaired that these balance sheets will never return to ‘normal’ levels again. Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager Global Bonds, asks: just what is ‘normal’?

Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Quick view: BoE stuck in the mud

Oliver Blackbourn, a portfolio manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset team, discusses the Bank of England (BoE)’s decision to keep interest rates on hold despite a deteriorating economic backdrop.

Fed leaves market with cliffhanger
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Fed leaves market with cliffhanger

​The US Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark rate at its September meeting, but is divided about whether further cuts will be needed this year. Co-Head of Global Bonds, Nick Maroutsos, says the stance creates uncertainty for investors and ignores structural challenges in the global economy.