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

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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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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
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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.

Argentina: tears flow as markets tumble

Argentina: tears flow as markets tumble

Jennifer James, portfolio manager within the Global Bonds Team, discusses the fallout from the shock primary election results in Argentina in August, exploring what this might mean for Argentina’s asset markets and other emerging economies.

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

Learning from Argentina: The importance of balance in bond portfolios

​The sudden rise of populist presidential candidate Alberto Fernández shook the Argentine markets and raised alarm bells among global bond investors. Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses the lessons this volatility raises for bond investors, reminding them of the importance of trying to balance income and total return.

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Limbo – how low can you go?

​Guy Barnard and Tim Gibson, Co-Heads of the Janus Henderson Global Property Equities Team, discuss the implications of negative-yielding bonds on listed property stocks and highlight the importance of active management in this environment.

Asian dividend growth: mostly decoupled from global turbulence

Sat Duhra, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson Asian Dividend Income Strategy along with Mike Kerley, explains why Asia is leading the way in dividend growth. Sat also identifies the best dividend-paying sectors and discusses the impact of ongoing US-China trade friction on portfolio positioning.

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

Volatility warrants caution in US high yield

In a period of falling interest rates, yield is valuable, and high yield therefore remains an attractive asset class. However, with increased interest rate volatility and uncertainty around economic growth, Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer says a cautious approach and a focus on strong company fundamentals are warranted.

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Life in the conflict zone

Life in the conflict zone

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the continuing trade war between China and the US, possible trade conflicts among other countries and how this has shaped his global outlook.

Quick view: Chinese yuan depreciates to critical level against the US dollar
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Quick view: Chinese yuan depreciates to critical level against the US dollar

Charlie Awdry, China portfolio manager, provides his views on the central bank’s symbolic move to allow the yuan to weaken below 7.0 against the US dollar and its significance for investors.

Quick view: Fed turns a page, cuts rates

Quick view: Fed turns a page, cuts rates

​Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, discusses the US Federal Reserve’s first rate cut in more than a decade and what it means for investors.