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

Decarbonisation in EM Index

Perspectives and insights on Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and South America.

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A long-term study into trends in government indebtedness, with the investment opportunities and risks it presents.

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The Road to Alternatives: Assessing the Role of Liquid Alternatives in Portfolios

The Road to Alternatives: Assessing the Role of Liquid Alternatives in Portfolios

We examine the opportunities within liquid alternatives, as a response to heightened market volatility and rising interest rates.

The UK’s dovish turn: The £ gets pounded

The UK’s dovish turn: The £ gets pounded

The Bank of England’s May meeting has stoked recession and stagflation risks, and a more measured approach to tightening.

The surprising case for natural resources

The surprising case for natural resources

Tal Lomnitzer discusses the strong demand for resources and the diversification merits of a long-term allocation to the asset class.

The impact of war on European energy policy

The impact of war on European energy policy

How is the Russia/Ukraine conflict driving European energy policy and investor opportunity?

Maintaining focus in challenging markets

Maintaining focus in challenging markets

In this interview, Doug Rao, US equities portfolio manager, discusses the key themes that investors should be aware of in a changing market environment.

UK recession now odds-on

UK recession now odds-on

Real money contraction and weakness in other financial variables suggest a 70% probability of a recession in 2022, argues Simon Ward

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In raising rates by 50 basis points, the Federal Reserve acknowledges the need to prioritize accelerating inflation.

China’s trilemma and the renminbi’s fall

China’s trilemma and the renminbi’s fall

The renminbi’s resilience has faltered as appetite for Chinese assets has turned. What does this mean for China’s markets as the country faces a rekindled policy trilemma?

Monetary relief for bonds?

Monetary relief for bonds?

Global six-month real narrow money growth fell further below industrial output expansion in March but the gap is likely to narrow as CPI and output momentum cool, a development historically associated with a fall in Treasury yields, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Inflation: no rerun of that ’70s show

Inflation: no rerun of that ’70s show

We believe that inflation is much less rooted than the recent central banker rhetoric would indicate, and that conditions are ripe for a near-term moderation in price rises.

Amid volatility, healthcare’s appeal grows

Amid volatility, healthcare’s appeal grows

What are the opportunities in the healthcare sector in today’s uncertain financial markets?

Market volatility amplifies themes in industrials

Market volatility amplifies themes in industrials

Considering long-term themes in industrials during the latest stretch of market volatility.