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

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Global Perspectives Podcast: An extreme hatred of bonds… just or unfair?
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Global Perspectives Podcast: An extreme hatred of bonds… just or unfair?

Investor positioning still (unfairly) reflects an extreme hatred of bonds.

Divergent emerging market outcomes in an uneven recovery

Divergent emerging market outcomes in an uneven recovery

Portfolio managers and emerging market debt specialists Jennifer James and Ales Koutny analyse emerging market (EM) country fundamentals and consider how they influence opportunities for investors.

Central banks up the tempo as inflation worries persist
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Central banks up the tempo as inflation worries persist

We are seeing a pivot in central bank policy, notes Global Bonds Portfolio Manager Andrew Mulliner, following the BoE and ECB meetings on 3 February, as markets price in a policy error in the UK.

Will Japan join the tightening party?

Will Japan join the tightening party?

The inflation narrative in Japan is shifting to focus on upside risk. Portfolio manager Ales Koutny considers whether Japan could join other developed market peers in the exit from accommodative policy.

Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again
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Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard outlines how the team’s cyclical process for managing bond exposures is signalling a collapse in US government bond yields around springtime.

High yield in a rising rate environment

High yield in a rising rate environment

Brent Olson and Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio managers on our Global High Yield platform, explore how factors affecting credit risk in high yield might help balance upward pressure on interest rate risk.

Fed to the market: one step closer

Fed to the market: one step closer

With an initial rate hike just around the corner, attention now turns to how the Federal Reserve will manage its balance sheet reduction.

Flattening is not flattering

Flattening is not flattering

The recent flattening of yield curves is incongruous to the beginning of a hiking cycle. The Global Bonds team examines the drivers of these dynamics and the team’s expectations for 2022.

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

Bond portfolios can act as a hedge against equity market volatility, but both the value and cost of this hedge fluctuate as economic and market conditions evolve.

The necessity of yield in 2022

The necessity of yield in 2022

Why the yield provided by the high yield asset class may prove helpful in navigating the volatility likely to emerge in 2022.

Global bonds: a very narrow path for monetary policy

Global bonds: a very narrow path for monetary policy

Monetary policy – and the risk of policy error – are likely to be some of the greatest influences on bond markets in 2022.

Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy
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Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy

Portfolio Managers Dan Siluk and Jason England believe that the tide may have turned and that financial markets are forcing the hands of global central banks to react to brewing inflation.