Global Perspectives

Fixed Income Perspectives

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

Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is the first edition in a long-term study into trends in company indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Equity Perspectives

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

Alternative Perspectives

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

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The alternative view: Fast casual and artisanal alpha

The alternative view: Fast casual and artisanal alpha

​Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, discusses unexpected parallels between the dining industry and investment management.

Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 2)

Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 2)

In part two of this two-part mini-series, Nick Watson, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses why alpha-generating managers are likely to be in ever greater demand, and focuses on dynamics within fixed income. As an allocator to both active funds and passive instruments, he argues it is crucial to consider questions of ‘where’ and ‘when’ when making decisions.

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q2 2018 update)

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q2 2018 update)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for Janus Henderson’s Global Sustainable Equity strategy, discusses recent developments affecting the world of SRI, and the strategy’s positioning, performance, and activity.

The alternative view – storing cash
Global Perspectives

The alternative view – storing cash

​Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain, Portfolio Managers within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, look at the maturity profiles on Treasuries compared with their ‘risk of loss’ history to reach conclusions about where value might lie within shorter maturities.

Active and passive investing – all in the blend

Active and passive investing – all in the blend

Janus Henderson Co-CEO Dick Weil talks to Bloomberg TV about the benefits of combining an active and passive approach to investing. He also provides his view on the risk of crowded trades, the scope for interest rate rises, and taking advantage of growth in the Chinese market.

Dispelling the myths of sustainable investment

Dispelling the myths of sustainable investment

In this video presentation, Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager within Janus Henderson’s Global Sustainable and Responsible Investment Team, dispels the major myths about sustainable investment. He explains how environmental and social megatrends will accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy and discusses some of the investment areas that stand to be disrupted.

Investment Viewpoints

Essentials: the Emerging Market Credit Strategy in three minutes

Steve Drew, Head of Emerging Market Credit, introduces his strategy, highlighting the investment approach and philosophy, differentiators of the team’s investment style and why investors should consider an actively managed approach to investing in emerging market corporate bonds.

Heir to LIBOR

Heir to LIBOR

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently announced that LIBOR, the underlying rate in around US$350 trillion worth of financial contracts will be abolished by the end of 2021. While the transition to a LIBOR alternative in 2021 seems a long way away, we believe investors should start preparing.

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.

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?

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.

How much gold?
Global Perspectives

How much gold?

Gold and sovereign bonds are typically the only assets that rise in value during periods of chaos, but at what point does holding gold become detrimental to the performance of a well-diversified portfolio? In this article, fund managers Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain from the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson explore the value of gold as a hedge against stock drawdowns, particularly for non-US investors, and discuss different ways for investors to start thinking about their own exposure.​