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Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Equity Perspectives

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

Fixed Income Perspectives

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

Sovereign Debt Index

The Sovereign Debt Index is a long-term study into trends in government 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.

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More evidence of excessive stockpiling
Global Perspectives

More evidence of excessive stockpiling

Slowing industrial demand as panic stockbuilding moderates will offset a temporary output boost from supply constraints easing, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Changing perceptions: natural resource companies are providing solutions to support net zero

Changing perceptions: natural resource companies are providing solutions to support net zero

Portfolio Manager Tim Gerrard explains how natural resources companies – specifically industrial gas suppliers – are supporting the transition to zero carbon by developing products and services that help consumers and other entities reduce their carbon emissions.

Equities: Can the cycle roll on?

Equities: Can the cycle roll on?

Why the stock market cycle could continue in 2022, despite inflation pressures, slower growth rates and tighter monetary policy.

Supply chain crisis fuels insatiable demand for warehouses

Supply chain crisis fuels insatiable demand for warehouses

The global supply chain crisis is creating further tailwinds for industrial real estate, according to the Global Property Equities Team.

COP26: “Finance Day” commitments amid greenwashing backlash

COP26: “Finance Day” commitments amid greenwashing backlash

The latter half of week one at COP26 focused on the finance industry’s role in reducing emissions, including potential impending reporting and regulatory requirements.

Cybersecurity: building a safer online world

Cybersecurity: building a safer online world

Data security is a large and impactful social issue. The Global Technology Leaders Team examines the rising threat landscape and the cybersecurity industry’s solutions to this global challenge.

Emerging markets now fertile ground for innovation

Emerging markets now fertile ground for innovation

While the pandemic has increased near-term risk, the rise of innovative and value-added industries should place the future trajectory of emerging markets on more stable footing, Daniel Graña and Matt Culley argue.

UK MPC inaction risks sterling inflation boost
Global Perspectives

UK MPC inaction risks sterling inflation boost

The MPC’s communications shambles is of less concern than its continued neglect of monetary trends in setting policy, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

COP26: Deforestation, Methane Emissions and Decarbonization in Focus

COP26: Deforestation, Methane Emissions and Decarbonization in Focus

COP26 so far has seen a focus on deforestation, the reduction of methane emissions and decarbonization of steel production and coal usage

Despite sell-off, healthcare fundamentals appear strong

Despite sell-off, healthcare fundamentals appear strong

Like the broader equity market, healthcare stocks experienced bouts of volatility during the third quarter. But attractive valuations, continued innovation and an uptick in merger and acquisitions could help lift the sector, says Portfolio Manager Andy Acker.

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

Portfolio Managers Jason England and Dan Siluk explain that inflation expectations and their influence on monetary policy will go a long way in dictating the way forward for global bond markets.

COP26: what it is and why it matters

COP26: what it is and why it matters

Why this year’s conference has been given such high attention from the media and our clients, who plans to be there, and why it matters.