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Cash is king for DB pensions
Investment Viewpoints

Cash is king for DB pensions

Norbert Fullerton, our Head of Institutional Client Strategy, EMEA, sets out how cash-flow driven investing (CDI) is pivotal for DB pension funds navigating their end-game strategies, helping to reduce funding level volatility, boost investment returns and produce income to meet cash-flow requirements.

Selling volatility – is the juice still worth the squeeze?
Global Perspectives

Selling volatility – is the juice still worth the squeeze?

Are investors being sufficiently compensated for taking asymmetric risk? In this article, portfolio manager Aneet Chachra and David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, evaluate changing market conditions for equity volatility in the US and UK.

How do tech IPOs perform in their first year?
Global Perspectives

How do tech IPOs perform in their first year?

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Alternatives team, takes a quantitative look at US tech initial public offerings (IPOs) and how they have historically performed post-launch.

Market GPS Investment Outlook 2020
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.

Equity moves, fund flows and fear
Global Perspectives

Equity moves, fund flows and fear

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Alternatives team, asks whether fund flows affect equity prices.

Money for nothing, right tails for free
Global Perspectives

Money for nothing, right tails for free

Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Diversified Alternatives team, looks at the disconnect between share valuations and option market pricing and what this might imply for European equities.

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.

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.

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.

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.​

Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!

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.

The Curious Case of EURGBP and the French Election
Global Perspectives

The Curious Case of EURGBP and the French Election

​In normal circumstances, the pricing of currency options should reflect, to a good extent, the probability of political upsets, particularly if those upsets have obvious macroeconomic implications. Here, Mark Richardson, and Steve Cain, fund managers in Henderson’s Multi-Strategy Team, examine why, in the run-up to the French presidential election, this does not appear to be the case for EURGBP (the price of euros measured in sterling).