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Multi-asset outlook for 2020

Multi-asset outlook for 2020

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, considers whether or not markets can continue to defy gravity in 2020, as we move towards a post-stimulus era.

Strategic Fixed Income — where are bond markets heading in 2020?

Strategic Fixed Income — where are bond markets heading in 2020?

For John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, the key question for 2020 is whether the decline in economic growth and inflation is coming to an end and whether we have an economic ‘soft’ or ‘hard’ landing.

The outlook for healthcare stocks in 2020

The outlook for healthcare stocks in 2020

In the US, healthcare was a political focal point in 2019, and will likely remain so in 2020. But amid impeachment proceedings and rampant discord in Washington, the odds that the US Congress will pass sweeping healthcare legislation look low, says Portfolio Manager Andy Acker. Meanwhile, the threat of reform is prompting more innovation, which could help drive growth over the long term.

Reading the tea leaves ‒ what’s in store for China in 2020?

Reading the tea leaves ‒ what’s in store for China in 2020?

In this Q&A, China portfolio managers Charlie Awdry and May Ling Wee share their thoughts on the key challenges and opportunities that investors in China may face in the year ahead and how 2019 has influenced their outlook for the asset class.

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on bond markets in the coming year; where they see risks and opportunities and where they look for clues.

Sustainable equities in 2020 and beyond

Sustainable equities in 2020 and beyond

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of SRI at Janus Henderson, sees good reason to remain optimistic in 2020 and beyond amid an economy that is nearing the end of its cycle by focusing on companies whose business models benefit the development of a sustainable global economy.