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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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Truffle hunting in credit

Truffle hunting in credit

While the easy returns from corporate bonds since the COVID recovery may largely be over, opportunities can still be unearthed via a selective approach.

Fed tapering: why the 2013-14 playbook could be misleading
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Fed tapering: why the 2013-14 playbook could be misleading

The initial market response to the Fed’s tapering signal recalls 2013-14 but the global economic backdrop is weaker now than then, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

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.

ESG and Women – product design matters

ESG and Women – product design matters

Businesses often fall short of the requirements that make a gender-neutral product genuinely inclusive for women. So, how can companies incorporate truly inclusive design?

Natural resources: paving the way towards net zero

Natural resources: paving the way towards net zero

Natural resources play a key role in combatting climate change, with exciting opportunities for investors.

Global earnings momentum fading before Evergrande
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Global earnings momentum fading before Evergrande

The Evergrande crisis could add to cyclical headwinds but a global industrial / earnings slowdown was already under way, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

While near-term risks exist, the trajectory of emerging markets remains on stable footing

Is UK money growth normalising?
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Is UK money growth normalising?

The Bank of England bears significant responsibility for the current inflation upsurge but a sharp policy reversal could compound the error, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

No recovery in global money growth in August
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No recovery in global money growth in August

Monetary trends have yet to signal an end to the current economic slowdown phase, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Great expectations in inflation

Great expectations in inflation

Inflation is front of mind for investors. In this paper, portfolio managers Helen Anthony and Andrew Mulliner consider whether it is permanent or transitory.

US profits boosted by one-offs
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US profits boosted by one-offs

US corporate profits have been inflated by stock appreciation, reduced overreporting of depreciation and government subsidies. The consensus forecast for S&P 500 earnings may understate the coming drag as these temporary influences fade.

Eurozone slowdown on track, is real money growth bottoming?
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Eurozone slowdown on track, is real money growth bottoming?

The Eurozone economy is losing momentum but monetary trends could be at a turning point, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.