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Market GPS Investment Outlook 2021

What should be on the radar for investors in 2021? Market GPS helps direction-set with a video summary, in-depth asset class analysis and our latest portfolio manager views.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the risks and opportunities ahead.

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Insight from our alternatives team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

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A blue wave or a blue swell?

A blue wave or a blue swell?

With a Senate majority, Democrats will have an easier time of achieving their agenda. But it won’t occur without compromise, creating optimism in markets.

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

European loans: as varied as Bertie Bott’s every flavour beans

Elissa Johnson and Tim Elliot, secured loans specialists within the Secured Credit Team, highlight how European loans can provide the opportunity to invest in an asset class offering a wide range of risk adjusted returns.

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

ESG in credit investing: themes, considerations and implementation

Adrienn Sarandi explains the Global Corporate Credit Team’s views on evolving ESG trends, how ESG analysis is best integrated into credit investment processes and key questions currently being asked by investors.

Can a broader recovery spur a value rotation?

Can a broader recovery spur a value rotation?

Perkins Portfolio Manager Ted Thome discusses recent positive developments that may spur a broader economic recovery and a rotation into more value-oriented market segments.

Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Investing in Diversity: analysing the investment risks and opportunities

Olivia Gull, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team, discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion from an investment perspective.

Sustainable design in consumer products

Sustainable design in consumer products

Charlotte Nisbet, Governance and Responsible Investment Analyst, explores the importance of sustainable design in consumer products.

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

A potential turning point in the battle against COVID-19

Delivering better-than-expected trial data, a vaccine candidate from Pfizer and BioNTech could mark the beginning of the end of the pandemic and boost confidence in an economic recovery, now underway.

Analysing the outlook for global dividends

Analysing the outlook for global dividends

In this video Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, provides an update on some of the dividend trends that his team are seeing within the world of equity income and what they are doing to react to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Options prices spike on election uncertainty

Options prices spike on election uncertainty

Risk surrounding the US election is reaching unprecedented levels, as measured by the options market. Head of Global Asset Allocation Ashwin Alankar explains why options prices are rising and why going long volatility may have the potential to benefit investors.

Conditions in the high yield market

Conditions in the high yield market

Tom Ross, corporate credit manager, discusses conditions in the high yield market, including the default outlook, the importance of monetary and fiscal stimulus and whether high yield can tolerate inflation.

The case for asset-backed securities (ABS)

The case for asset-backed securities (ABS)

ABS is an attractive and yet under-utilised asset class with a number of differentiating features. The following paper provides a brief examination of this specialist asset class, outlining the case for its appeal as an investment.

Emerging markets caught in trade winds

Emerging markets caught in trade winds

Geopolitics are often an important consideration when investing in emerging market (EM) stocks, the upcoming US election included. But regardless of who takes the White House in November, the next administration is likely to continue down a path of deglobalization, with important considerations for EM investors, says Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña.