Global Perspectives

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is the first edition in a long-term study into trends in company indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Global Dividend Index

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

Latest Insights

Is it time for the European Renaissance?

Is it time for the European Renaissance?

John Bennett, Director of European Equities, explains the potential turning point in markets that could propel European equities to compete with the long-running and seemingly invincible US bull market.

Is now the time for defensive value?

Is now the time for defensive value?

Portfolio Manager Justin Tugman discusses factors that may point to a leadership change from growth to value stocks. He also explores the potential a defensive-value based approach offers investors concerned with ongoing market volatility and lofty stock valuations.

Business model investing: opportunity amid crisis

Business model investing: opportunity amid crisis

U.S. equities Portfolio Manager Nick Schommer discusses the importance of durable, competitively advantaged business models amid a disrupted economic environment.

Looking past election volatility

Looking past election volatility

Director of Research Matt Peron says that while the 2020 U.S. presidential race could create volatility for stocks, such pullbacks are often based on fear, not long-term fundamentals.

Global real estate – coming to the end of the abnormal?

Global real estate – coming to the end of the abnormal?

Would be better if we can have a separate category for Property equities. If not, then Specialty Equities is second choice.

The highly rational – and sometimes slightly less rational – world of tech investing

The highly rational – and sometimes slightly less rational – world of tech investing

Global Technology and Innovation Portfolio Manager Denny Fish argues that a long view is essential for maximizing the opportunity presented by the forces driving the transition to a digital global economy.

Apple: no longer a company, now an eco-system

Apple: no longer a company, now an eco-system

Covid 19 has mandated a digital lifestyle for us all. Apple is a gateway to this, an integrated platform for the development of app usage which goes far beyond the original uses of voice calls and texts Unlike its fellow large cap FANG names ( Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google as well as Microsoft ) Apple

Global Natural Resources Outlook

Global Natural Resources Outlook

The global natural resources sector represents about 15% of global listed equity and has exposure to growth, infrastructure spending and a very broad range of underlying commodity prices. The COVID-19 crisis has created a short-term demand shock that has been largely balanced by temporary reductions in commodity supply. Oil has been hit the hardest given

Unconventional Monetary Policy in Australia: Not If, but When

Unconventional Monetary Policy in Australia: Not If, but When

Dan Siluk explains why a slowing economy and limited ability to lower interest rates may force the RBA to resort to unconventional monetary policy.

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.

What it takes to be an effective sustainability advocate

What it takes to be an effective sustainability advocate

As Head of 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, analyst within the global Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Team headed by Hamish Chamberlayne, examines the explosive demand for cobalt to power new technologies and the many risks associated with its supply.