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 Compass

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams 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.

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Kardashians and tails

Kardashians and tails

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.

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A shot in the arm for the UK life sciences industry?

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.

Medical moonshots: how might investors approach gene-therapy stocks?
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Medical moonshots: how might investors approach gene-therapy stocks?

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.

Quick view: Electric shock for dirty diesel
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Quick view: Electric shock for dirty diesel

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.

Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!
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Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!

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.

10 reasons for active management in fixed income
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10 reasons for active management in fixed income

We believe that active management has an important role to play in investment portfolios. Here, we highlight 10 reasons, each supported by a chart, to demonstrate why active management can be valuable when investing in fixed income.

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Global Growth: the developing trend towards paperless payments

The managers of the Henderson Global Growth Strategy seek to identify long-term secular trends that they believe are underappreciated by the market. One such trend is the rise of paperless payments and a shift away from cash as a medium of exchange. Ian Warmerdam, Head of Global Growth, and Portfolio Manager Gordon Mackay explain why they believe this trend has further to run.

The case for active managers in a post-QE world
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The case for active managers in a post-QE world

Nick Watson, Fund Manager within Henderson’s Multi-Asset Team, explores the strengthening case for allocating to actively managed strategies. While the team is able to allocate to passive and active vehicles, Nick explains that market drivers currently support the case for the latter.

The Curse of the ETF Tourist
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The Curse of the ETF Tourist

The growing popularity of investing in exchange traded funds (ETFs) is a key component of the active versus passive debate. Here, Aneet Chachra, fund manager, and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, from Henderson’s Multi-Strategy Team, explain why investing in many ETFs is actually an ‘active’ call and explore how investors in these vehicles have typically fared.

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Active versus passive investing – selectivity required
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Active versus passive investing – selectivity required

​The active versus passive debate has led to numerous studies, detailed analysis and thought-provoking theories. What is clear is that passive funds have attracted significant inflows in the last decade and now play a major role, for better or worse, both in investor portfolios and in the functioning of global capital markets.

Will technological progress be the downfall of globalisation?
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Will technological progress be the downfall of globalisation?

Throughout the 20th century, the world economy became more global than ever before. Cross-border trade grew exponentially and the increasingly free movement of people led to the blurring of international boundaries, both geographical and cultural. While there is little doubt that trade-liberalisation and the reduction in global protectionism laid the foundations for the surge in

Essentials: the Pan European Equity strategy in three minutes

In this ‘Essentials’ video, European equities manager Tim Stevenson provides a summary of the Henderson Horizon Pan European Equity strategy. He explains what differentiates the fund and explains where the opportunities currently lie within European equities.