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Potential opportunities in legacy debt

Potential opportunities in legacy debt

Tim Winstone, corporate credit portfolio manager, considers the potential opportunities created by the approach of a key European Union regulatory deadline for legacy debt at banks.

Secular Tech Themes Still Intact

Secular Tech Themes Still Intact

Powerful secular themes are still the main driver to long-term tech earnings growth.

Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine IP waivers

Making sense of COVID-19 vaccine IP waivers

Why US support for waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines does not spell the end of biotech growth.

Equity market “internals” consistent with PMI peak

Equity market “internals” consistent with PMI peak

Sector and style behaviour within equity markets has become more defensive, consistent with a cautionary message for economic prospects from monetary trends, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Why we own one of the most carbon intensive stocks in our investment universe

Why we own one of the most carbon intensive stocks in our investment universe

John Bennett and Tom O’Hara, European equities portfolio managers, explain why investing in so-called high ESG risk companies can prove to be beneficial as an active manager.

Chinese money growth still sliding – PBoC policy shift ahead?

Chinese money growth still sliding – PBoC policy shift ahead?

Chinese economic growth has fallen short of forecasts so far in 2021 and monetary trends suggest further weakness without PBoC action, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Access to medicine – the need for innovation, partnerships and data capture

Access to medicine – the need for innovation, partnerships and data capture

Olivia Gull, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team, examines how pharmaceutical companies are addressing the issue of inequitable access to medicine, specifically in low and middle-income countries.

Other companies join tech earnings party

Other companies join tech earnings party

With an economic recovery underway, cyclical-growth stocks are positioned to join secular-growth companies in propelling tech sector earnings higher over the midterm, states portfolio manager Denny Fish.

Global manufacturing PMI peak delayed, relapse still likely
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Global manufacturing PMI peak delayed, relapse still likely

Further PMI strength in April likely reflects temporary factors and the monetary signal for future direction remains negative, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Profits forecasts at risk from waning government support
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Profits forecasts at risk from waning government support

Corporation taxes may be on the rise but a withdrawal of pandemic-related subsidies is a more immediate threat to profits optimism, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (April 2021)

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (April 2021)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities, reflects on 2021 so far and looks ahead to the opportunities in the world of sustainability.

Inflation and property equities – time to get ‘real’

Inflation and property equities – time to get ‘real’

Property equities portfolio managers Guy Barnard, Tim Gibson and Greg Kuhl discuss the impact of rising expectations for inflation and interest rates on listed real estate.