Guy Barnard, Co-Head of Global Property Equities, and Nicolas Scherf, portfolio manager, provide an introduction to the Pan European Property Equities Strategy, the benefits of investing in listed real estate and why the team believes their approach is unique.
Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the UK-based Global Technology Team assess the impact of the coronavirus on tech companies and shares their near-term views for the sector, as well as portfolio implications.
In this video, China equities portfolio manager May Ling Wee shares the reasons why despite a slowing economy, geopolitical adversity and ratcheting down of global growth expectations, there is evidence that China can weather the turmoil. May Ling also discusses sectors that are offering attractive investment opportunities.
In this video, Sat Duhra, Co-Manager of the Asian Dividend Income Strategy with Mike Kerley, discusses the sectors that are likely to offer the most attractive dividends and, how improving corporate governance is boosting the dividend culture in Asia. Sat also examines portfolio positioning and key risks for investors.
In this video, Laura Foll, UK equities portfolio manager, outlines the initial reaction of markets to the clear Conservative majority in the UK election. She also looks at the two key longer-term implications for investors in the UK equity market.
In the US, healthcare was a political focal point in 2019, and will likely remain so in 2020. But amid impeachment proceedings and rampant discord in Washington, the odds that the US Congress will pass sweeping healthcare legislation look low, says Portfolio Manager Andy Acker. Meanwhile, the threat of reform is prompting more innovation, which could help drive growth over the long term.
In this Q&A, China portfolio managers Charlie Awdry and May Ling Wee share their thoughts on the key challenges and opportunities that investors in China may face in the year ahead and how 2019 has influenced their outlook for the asset class.