Global Perspectives

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 Dividend Index

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

Global Fixed Income Perspective

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

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.

Latest Insights

Subscribe for relevant insights delivered straight to your inbox

Equity market neutral: Never underestimate a tortoise

Equity market neutral: Never underestimate a tortoise

In this article, Steve Johnstone, manager of the Janus Henderson Global Equity Market Neutral strategy, presents the case for why investors should consider an investment vehicle targeting positive absolute returns and low volatility, whatever the market backdrop.

Federal Reserve forcefully reenters markets

Federal Reserve forcefully reenters markets

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos discusses the US Federal Reserve’s recent efforts to ease financial conditions and why he believes uncertainty will continue to be a headwind for markets.

US Fed’s emergency rate cut not a cure for volatility

US Fed’s emergency rate cut not a cure for volatility

The US Federal Reserve’s surprise rate cut reflects the increasing uncertainty the US economy and investors currently face. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, provides his views on what the highly unusual move means for markets and why he believes investors should remain cautious.

Coronavirus uncertainty likely to force Fed’s hand

Coronavirus uncertainty likely to force Fed’s hand

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos explains why markets reacted as they did in the face of the spreading coronavirus and why the US Federal Reserve (Fed) will ultimately have to cut rates to account for the outbreak’s economic impact.

Markets fear a global coronavirus pandemic

Markets fear a global coronavirus pandemic

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, considers the potential impact on global economic growth as concerns grow about the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus beyond China.

Expected drawdowns – How much money should I lose?

Expected drawdowns – How much money should I lose?

Can historical and simulated data provide some guidance to what scale of asset price swings investors could expect over time? In this article Portfolio manager Aneet Chachra and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, address the value of drawdown probabilities in helping to calibrate our expectations of price moves.

What Knowledge. Shared means for you

At Janus Henderson, we believe in the sharing of expert insight for better investment and business decisions. 

We call this ethos Knowledge. Shared

HGI_DNA_1
Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely
Quick Views Volatility

Growth Slowing, but Precipitous Drop Unlikely

Although the current economic expansion is aging, leading indicators do not indicate a sharp contraction.

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.

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.

Subscribe for relevant insights delivered straight to your inbox

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.