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Tempering expectations

Tempering expectations

While record-setting prices for riskier assets hint at better days ahead, Portfolio Manager Nick Maroutsos believes that a complete exit from the pandemic may take longer than expected, justifying continued monetary and fiscal hyper-accommodation.

Considerations for higher yields

Considerations for higher yields

Head of US Fixed Income Greg Wilensky explains why investors should consider how much interest rate risk they have in their portfolios, and make sure it is appropriate for their needs.

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (January 2021)
Investment Viewpoints

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (January 2021)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of Global Sustainable Equities, reflects on the last quarter of 2020 and looks ahead to the opportunities in the world of sustainability.

Welcome to Flow World

Welcome to Flow World

Large-scale trading activity periodically creates short-term dislocations. Portfolio Manager Aneet Chachra considers the investment opportunity around these flow-driven price moves.

Developments in the gilt market — RPI and green gilts
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Developments in the gilt market — RPI and green gilts

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies and Bethany Payne, Portfolio Manager, outline the implications of the announcements by the UK government in November 2020, that RPI will be aligned with CPIH from February 2030 and green gilts are to be issued from this year.

A fertile ground for European smaller companies stock pickers in 2021

A fertile ground for European smaller companies stock pickers in 2021

European smaller companies managers Rory Stokes and Ollie Beckett discuss their outlook for the asset class in 2021.

European equities: will value prove victorious in 2021?

European equities: will value prove victorious in 2021?

Nick Sheridan, European equities portfolio manager, explains why 2021 could be the year for value as economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

Antony Marsden, Head of Governance and Responsible Investment, explores key themes related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in 2021.

2021 — in a word: recovery

2021 — in a word: recovery

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, explains why 2021 will likely be a year of recovery, though he cautions that we should keep one eye on inflation and inflation expectations.

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.

Peach State run-off could herald a light-blue wave for US politics
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Peach State run-off could herald a light-blue wave for US politics

With Georgia’s Senate run-off vote offering a final, dramatic twist in the US election, what would it mean if Peach State voters hand power to the Democrats? Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the ramifications of a potentially seismic political result.

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.