Global Perspectives

Investment Focus 2020

Our ‘Illumination 2020’ edition shines a light on the investment prospects for 2020.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our Equity team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

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

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Auspicious times ahead in the Year of the Rat?

Auspicious times ahead in the Year of the Rat?

As China welcomes in the Lunar New Year, Charlie Awdry, China equities portfolio manager, talks about the impact of the recent trade deal and portfolio positioning.

UK property 2020 outlook: steady income & asset management

UK property 2020 outlook: steady income & asset management

In this video update, Ainslie McLennan, Co-Manager of the Janus Henderson UK Property PAIF, discusses opportunities and risks within UK commercial property in 2020 and examines key themes that are relevant to the fund’s strategy.

What it takes to be an effective sustainability advocate

What it takes to be an effective sustainability advocate

As Head of Sustainable & Responsible Investing (SRI), Hamish Chamberlayne champions sustainability every day. It takes authenticity and a desire to take part in resolving real world issues to make any meaningful dent in environmental and social challenges.

Cobalt: saying ‘no’ to child labour

Cobalt: saying ‘no’ to child labour

Ama Seery, ESG Analyst on the Global Sustainable Equity Team, examines the explosive demand for cobalt – used to power the batteries of mobile devices – and the many risks associated with its supply.

Breaking down plastic pollution

Breaking down plastic pollution

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of SRI, explains how the responsible use of plastics is an important consideration for evaluating the sustainability of a business.

China: resilient despite challenges

China: resilient despite challenges

In this video, China equities portfolio manager May Ling Wee shares the reasons why despite a slowing economy, geopolitical adversity and ratcheting down of global growth expectations, there is evidence that China can weather the turmoil. May Ling also discusses sectors that are offering attractive investment opportunities.

An evolving role for Asian dividend-paying stocks (EMEA)

An evolving role for Asian dividend-paying stocks (EMEA)

In this video, Sat Duhra, Co-Manager of the Asian Dividend Income Strategy with Mike Kerley, discusses the sectors that are likely to offer the most attractive dividends and, how improving corporate governance is boosting the dividend culture in Asia. Sat also examines portfolio positioning and key risks for investors.

UK election reaction: continuity and change
Quick Views Brexit UK

UK election reaction: continuity and change

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK Multi-Asset Team, gives his reaction to the UK election result and what it means for the Brexit process.

Quick view: UK election signals inflows and takeovers

Quick view: UK election signals inflows and takeovers

In this video, Laura Foll, UK equities portfolio manager, outlines the initial reaction of markets to the clear Conservative majority in the UK election. She also looks at the two key longer-term implications for investors in the UK equity market.

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.