Market GPS

PORTFOLIO MANAGER OUTLOOKS

Read our portfolio managers’ 2021 outlooks as they are published and stay informed on key market themes for the year ahead.

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Equity

A fertile ground for European smaller companies stock pickers in 2021

European smaller companies managers Rory Stokes and Ollie Beckett discuss their outlook for the asset class in 2021.

European equities: will value prove victorious in 2021?

Nick Sheridan, European equities portfolio manager, explains why 2021 could be the year for value as economies recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

China: what can investors expect in the year of the metal ox?

China equities manager May Ling Wee highlights the key opportunities and risks facing the asset class in 2021.

Fixed Income

Euro investment grade: where less is more in 2021

Tim Winstone, corporate credit portfolio manager, sees reduced bond issuance, ongoing policy support and a recovering economy helping to underpin euro investment grade bonds in 2021.

Reaching for normal: the outlook for 2021

Portfolio Manager Seth Meyer discusses how a return to normal in 2021 should be supportive for credit markets.

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Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo explain how credit markets navigated COVID with relative ease and why corporate bonds remain in the sweet spot for 2021.

Alternative and Multi-Asset

Value rotation represents a style change for 2021

Portfolio Manager Luke Newman highlights the distinct challenges the pandemic posed in 2020 and considers the prospects for absolute return in the months ahead.

A positive backdrop for US equities

Though volatility is likely to continue, Portfolio Manager Jeremiah Buckley thinks the outlook for equities remains constructive as we progress past the election and get closer to the end of the coronavirus pandemic.

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