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Corporate Debt Index

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

Equity Perspectives

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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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It’s complicated

It’s complicated

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for financial markets over the next few months, as governments and central banks struggle to deal with a more complex tangle of macro influences.

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

In our view, the shifting nature of the COVID economic recovery has brought into focus the potential value of owning diversifying equity assets.

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

The Case for Alternatives in a Buoyant Market

After months in which excess liquidity has fueled strong returns in equities and fixed income, investors may need alternatives.

Forecasts can fall short; humility and diversity are key

Forecasts can fall short; humility and diversity are key

While forecasting interest rates is difficult, humility, diversity and careful portfolio construction may help improve risk-adjusted returns.

Reflation train — arriving on time

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Rising bond yields — a validation of recovery or a challenge?

Rising bond yields — a validation of recovery or a challenge?

The world is set for a strong cyclical recovery. Andrew Mulliner, Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, shares his thoughts on the divergence in economic fortunes that are beginning to appear and the likely impact on investment opportunities.

Powerful factors coalescing for a rebound in U.S. travel and leisure

Powerful factors coalescing for a rebound in U.S. travel and leisure

Portfolio Manager Jeremiah Buckley and Assistant Portfolio Manager David Chung discuss the strong recovery potential for travel and leisure industries as COVID restrictions ease.

Finding value in each other: active collaboration in equity and bond analysis

Finding value in each other: active collaboration in equity and bond analysis

Seth Meyer and Brent Olson, high yield bond Portfolio Managers, and Nick Schommer, US equity Portfolio Manager, discuss the benefits of collaboration in their equity and bond analysis.

Low rates versus US election: what matters for fixed income?

Low rates versus US election: what matters for fixed income?

Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, believes central bank policy is likely to be the dominant influence on fixed income markets, regardless of who wins the US election.

Rising political risk fuels uncertainty

Rising political risk fuels uncertainty

Head of US Fixed Income, Greg Wilensky, cautions that uncertainty is likely to remain elevated as we approach 3 November 2020, and thus it may be prudent to remain diversified and keep risk levels close to long-term targets.

A long-term view is the best tonic for digesting tech sector volatility

A long-term view is the best tonic for digesting tech sector volatility

Recent volatility in the technology sector may cause some investors to lose sight of the powerful forces that have propelled the sector’s earnings growth; yet technology equities portfolio manager Denny Fish argues that a long view is essential for maximising the opportunity presented by the transition to a digital global economy.

Making sense of equities in 2020

Making sense of equities in 2020

George Maris, Co-Head of Equities – Americas, recaps equity market volatility in 2020 and what investors should consider as the outlook for the global economy remains unclear.