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Global Perspectives

Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity 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.

Sovereign Debt Index

The Sovereign Debt Index is a long-term study into trends in government indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

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Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, provides a brief update on the team’s current thoughts on the markets and the opportunities they see going forward, while explaining the reasons for their optimism.

COVID-19: outlook for dividends in 2020

COVID-19: outlook for dividends in 2020

Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, and Jane Shoemake, Investment Director, assess the outlook for global dividends given the wide-reaching implications from the COVID-19 pandemic.

European equities: stick to the knitting

European equities: stick to the knitting

In this video, John Bennett, Director of European Equities, discusses what he believes are the important factors to focus on in times of market turmoil and highlights the importance of ‘sticking to the knitting’.

Coronavirus: how sustainable are dividends in Asia?

Coronavirus: how sustainable are dividends in Asia?

In this article, Mike Kerley, Asian equity income portfolio manager, shares his views on whether Asian companies will follow the recently announced dividend cuts in the US, UK and Europe, the reasons for taking a positive view on dividend sustainability in Asia, as well as portfolio positioning amid the coronavirus uncertainty.

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Jenna Barnard, and Nicholas Ware, members of the Strategic Fixed Income Team, share their views on the recent bout of market activity, with large companies accessing the capital markets and the stream of dividend cut announcements in Europe.

Coronavirus and global real estate – a review of Q1 2020

Coronavirus and global real estate – a review of Q1 2020

In this video Guy Barnard, Co-Head of Global Property Equities, discusses how the team has been operating amid the coronavirus lockdown, the effects on the market so far, and explains why no significant portfolio changes have been warranted.

Macro Outlook: Opportunity amid volatility

Macro Outlook: Opportunity amid volatility

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, reviews a momentous first quarter for investment markets worldwide. He discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic across asset classes and covers the positive and negative indicators that are guiding his views on market prospects for the remainder of 2020.

Macro Outlook: Opportunity amid volatility

Macro Outlook: Opportunity amid volatility

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, reviews a momentous first quarter for investment markets worldwide. He discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic across asset classes and covers the positive and negative indicators that are guiding his views on market prospects for the remainder of 2020.

ISG Insight: Too far, too fast – Is it time to add credit?

ISG Insight: Too far, too fast – Is it time to add credit?

At its recent meeting in March the Investment Strategy Group (ISG) discussed the sell-off in asset markets and the implications for credit.

Global money data improving, may give positive signals soon
Global Perspectives

Global money data improving, may give positive signals soon

Global six-month real narrow money growth bounced back in February but remained below the 3% level cited in previous posts as a necessary condition for adopting an economic recovery forecast.

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view

The coronavirus crisis continues to impact economies and markets but the liquidity crisis is seemingly beginning to heal. Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares her views on the latest developments and explains why the team favour investment grade bonds now and how they are less bullish on government bonds going forward.

Global Sustainable Equity: weathering the storm

Global Sustainable Equity: weathering the storm

Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager on the Global Sustainable Equity strategy, discusses the current coronavirus-related market uncertainty and how a sustainable approach can help to weather the storm.