Ten years ago the reality TV family – the Kardashians – came into our lives, just as the S&P 500 reached its pre-financial crisis peak. Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager in the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, takes a look at fat-tail events and the potential value within the options market.
A decade on from the Global Financial Crisis, economic recovery has turned out to be both one of the weakest, and the longest, in modern history. John Pattullo, Co- Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares his views on economic growth since the downturn, and into the future.
The UK government recently revealed its ambitious Life Sciences Industrial Strategy and pledged £146m to support health care-related projects. In this Q&A, Ethan Lovell, co-portfolio manager of the Janus Henderson Global Life Sciences Strategy, provides his take on these initiatives.
Ethan Lovell, co-portfolio manager of the Janus Henderson Global Life Sciences Strategy explains why medical moonshots are successful only after many years of research. He believes that a long-term approach to investment is therefore warranted.
In this ‘Essentials’ video, Alison Porter, Richard Clode and Graeme Clark, portfolio managers in the UK-based Janus Henderson Global Technology Team along with Stuart O’Gorman, provide an introduction to the strategy, including team overview, investment approach and objective, key differentiators and why investors should consider an actively-managed approach to investing in global technology stocks. Glossary:
Gold and sovereign bonds are typically the only assets that rise in value during periods of chaos, but at what point does holding gold become detrimental to the performance of a well-diversified portfolio? In this article, fund managers Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain from the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson explore the value of gold as a hedge against stock drawdowns, particularly for non-US investors, and discuss different ways for investors to start thinking about their own exposure.
While investors may think that low volatility is the “new normal,” Portfolio Manager John Fujiwara cautions against complacency given the potentially significant ramifications of the volatility trade unwinding.
Following the news that Britain is to ban the sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 – a trend gathering momentum across Europe – two of Janus Henderson’s investment teams provide their reactions.
Guy Barnard, Co-Head of Global Property Equities, provides an introduction to the Global Property Equities Strategy. The high conviction, actively-managed strategy invests in listed property stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs), and aims to deliver attractive total returns to investors over the long term.
In this ‘Essentials’ video, Andrew Gillan provides an overview of the Asian Growth Strategy that he manages with Associate Investment Manager, Mervyn Koh. The strategy seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing at least two thirds of available total assets in a variety of sectors across Asia excluding Japan equity markets.
The quantitative finance world has recently been transfixed by its version of the East Coast/West Coast feud. But instead of Brooklyn versus Compton rappers, it’s their suburban cousins Greenwich versus Newport Beach arguing over factor timing.