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Jennifer James

Portfolio Manager

Jennifer James is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for co-managing the Emerging Markets Corporate strategy since 2019. Prior to joining Henderson in 2014 as lead emerging markets analyst, Jennifer was a co-fund manager and research analyst on the global credit team at Thames River Capital. Since moving to London in 2005, she has had investment roles covering corporate credit at several hedge funds, including Amaranth, Peloton, and Gruss. Her first buy-side position was at Bear Stearns Asset Management on their high-yield team. She started her career in the analyst program at JP Morgan and then moved to high-yield research as a junior research analyst for the investment bank.

Jennifer received a BSc degree in management (accounting) with concentrations in finance and English literature from Boston College. She holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has 24 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Five questions fixed income investors are asking in 2022

Five questions fixed income investors are asking in 2022

Our fixed income teams consider monetary policy-related conundrums and where, outside of policy, they see opportunities and risks for investors.

Russia/Ukraine: Implications from an EM Investment Perspective

Russia/Ukraine: Implications from an EM Investment Perspective

Considering the investment implications for equity and debt markets due to the Russia-Ukraine situation.

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.

Emerging Market Debt: A pivotal year for China

Emerging Market Debt: A pivotal year for China

Jennifer James, emerging market corporate credit manager, explores how China is key to driving emerging market opportunities and performance in 2022.

China’s three Cs: COVID, consumption and credit

China’s three Cs: COVID, consumption and credit

Jennifer James, emerging market credit portfolio manager, considers how policies enacted by China’s government towards COVID, consumption and credit are likely to shape China’s near-term trajectory.

China’s Economic Rebalancing Casts a Cloud on Property
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China’s Economic Rebalancing Casts a Cloud on Property

The far-reaching implications of China’s efforts to rebalance its economy.

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

China’s economic rebalancing casts a cloud on property

Fixed income portfolio managers Jennifer James and Tom Ross consider how efforts to rebalance the economy in China are having far-reaching implications.

e-CNY: slow burn to rapid acceleration?

e-CNY: slow burn to rapid acceleration?

Jennifer James, Emerging Market Credit Portfolio Manager, explores how the People’s Bank of China’s digital currency has been several years in the making but has the potential to rapidly reshape the payments industry.

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

Jennifer James and Ales Koutny, emerging market specialists within the Global Bonds Team, interpret the data in China’s latest census, highlighting pressing economic and societal issues that will need to be addressed.

China decarbonisation: the emergence of a mega-theme

China decarbonisation: the emergence of a mega-theme

Daniel Graña, Matt Doody and Jennifer James look at how China decarbonisation has the potential to be one of the biggest investment themes over the coming years.