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Absolute return: is it time for a new path?

Absolute return: is it time for a new path?

Portfolio Manager Luke Newman considers the role that absolute return can play in improving diversification for investors concerned about equity/bond risk in the post-pandemic era.

Chinese corporate liquidity squeeze suggesting darkening outlook

Chinese corporate liquidity squeeze suggesting darkening outlook

Weak May monetary data strengthen the case for early PBoC policy easing, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Market and economy are giving Fed what it wants

Market and economy are giving Fed what it wants

Greg Wilensky and Jason England explain that even with an update to its interest rate projections that is perhaps overdue, the Fed can afford to be patient.

Are medium-term inflation risks receding?

Are medium-term inflation risks receding?

High inflation is more than “transitory” but monetary developments suggest that the medium-term outlook has improved, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Is the inventory cycle peaking?

Is the inventory cycle peaking?

Companies will rebuild inventories during H2 but economic momentum is related to their rate of change, which may already be at or close to a maximum, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Can corporate cash drive further market growth?

Can corporate cash drive further market growth?

Can surplus cash on corporate balance sheets provide a tailwind for market growth in 2021?

Why have copper prices reached all-time highs?

Why have copper prices reached all-time highs?

Copper prices have recently been hitting record highs. Portfolio manager Tal Lomnitzer explains why and discusses the implications.

Global monetary update: ongoing slowdown, China bottoming?

Global monetary update: ongoing slowdown, China bottoming?

Global money trends continue to suggest downside risk to consensus H2 growth forecasts but support could be coming from Chinese policy easing, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Are Fed / ECB balance sheet shifts driving EUR / USD?

Are Fed / ECB balance sheet shifts driving EUR / USD?

The recent rebound in EUR / USD may reflect an excess supply of dollars due to increased Fed net lending to the government but the tables may turn in H2, argues Simon Ward, Economic Adviser.

Vaccines prove their worth for global health care

Vaccines prove their worth for global health care

In places where vaccination rates are rising, COVID-19 cases are dropping dramatically. What that means for ending the pandemic and health care long term.

Peak sentiment, peak growth, peak policy

Peak sentiment, peak growth, peak policy

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the prospects for markets as the global recovery gathers momentum and economies begin to reopen.

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

The Great Transition: demographic change in China

Jennifer James and Ales Koutny, emerging market specialists within the Global Bonds Team, interpret the data in China’s latest census, highlighting pressing economic and societal issues that will need to be addressed.