The biggest surprise last year was not only the persistent mis-forecasting of bond yields but also the persistent mis-forecasting of inflation. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, looks at the underlying causes of why a lot of traditional economic models, assumptions and relationships do not seem to hold in this rather dystopian world in which we live.
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.
Guy Barnard, Co-Head of Global Property Equities, provides an introduction to the Global Property Equities Strategy. The high conviction, actively-managed strategy invests in listed property stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs), and aims to deliver attractive total returns to investors over the long term.
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.
Bond markets seem to be frozen in time and the credit cycle, which has seemingly become stuck, could stay that way for a long time. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains the reasons why, and how to set about looking for returns in the low growth, low inflation world around us.
Advances in computing power, the volume of data available and the speed and falling cost of data analysis have propelled artificial intelligence (AI) to the next paradigm shift in technology. Alison Porter, Richard Clode and Graeme Clark, portfolio managers in Henderson’s Global Technology Team, discuss this investment theme, its strong potential and where they believe the best opportunities lie.
Hamish Chamberlayne, portfolio manager for Henderson’s global sustainable equity strategy, provides an update on Tesla as its Gigafactory begins battery cell production. He explains how Tesla’s ambitions for a low carbon revolution extend beyond electrifying the automotive industry.
Over the past five years there has been an increasing number of bold pronouncements around what many are labelling the fourth industrial revolution. Wherever you look commentators are heralding the advancement of robotics as a real and present threat to the workforce. Arjun Bhandri, Analyst within the Strategic Fixed Income team looks at the rising trend in robotics and the implications for humans, as well as the global economy.
In this ‘Essentials’ video, Charlie Awdry, China equities manager, provides a brief introduction to the Henderson China Opportunities Fund.
Topics covered include:
• Fund objective and investment approach
• Why invest in Chinese stocks?
• Why invest in the fund?
Arjun Bhandari, Analyst within Henderson’s Strategic Fixed Income Team, looks at several disruptive trends in the economy and how their interaction may be contributing to the current low growth, low inflation environment.
Nick Anderson and Hamish Chamberlayne, co-managers of Henderson’s global equity sustainable investment strategy, discuss the rise of impact investing and why it could be a fundamental force for positive change.