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Investors need to think again about the role of government bonds

Oliver Blackbourn, Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the impact of monetary policy stimulus on government bond yields worldwide, and discusses what this may mean for investors looking to maintain risk and diversification in their portfolios.

The shape of credit

The shape of credit

Portfolio managers on the Absolute Return Income Strategy look at the factors shaping credit markets from central bank support to potential resilience from financials.

Fed Watch: despite high marks, Fed still has issues to resolve

Fed Watch: despite high marks, Fed still has issues to resolve

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos gives the US Federal Reserve high marks for ensuring properly functioning financial markets but believes that work still needs to be done to support households and small businesses most vulnerable to the economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The big rotation

The big rotation

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gives his thoughts on the dramatic gains across markets over the past few weeks, and considers the factors he believes need to be in place to sustain the ‘V’-shaped rally.

Tech revolution: is NVIDIA driving the next AI wave?

Tech revolution: is NVIDIA driving the next AI wave?

Global technology portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode discuss the recent launch of Ampere, NVIDIA’s latest graphics accelerator, which looks set to be a gamechanger for the development of cloud computing, artificial intelligence and gaming graphics.

Accelerating and emerging trends within U.S. equities

Accelerating and emerging trends within U.S. equities

Portfolio Managers Marc Pinto and Jeremiah Buckley discuss accelerating and emerging secular themes amid the COVID-19 crisis and which companies stand to benefit.

Investing in health care post COVID-19

Investing in health care post COVID-19

Health care’s aggressive efforts to address COVID-19 could have a positive impact on the sector long term, says Portfolio Manager Andy Acker.

Emerging Markets: ‘a rising tide will not lift all boats’

Emerging Markets: ‘a rising tide will not lift all boats’

Daniel Graña argues that a large disparity is likely between the success stories of certain emerging market countries and the failures of others.

Sustainability and digitalisation:  speeding the transition to a low carbon world

Sustainability and digitalisation: speeding the transition to a low carbon world

Hamish Chamberlayne, Head of SRI, explores the advancements made in the digital space and how this is closely linked with a sustainable future.

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.

How do opportunities within Asian equities change post COVID-19?

How do opportunities within Asian equities change post COVID-19?

Andrew Gillan explores the impact of the pandemic on Asian equities and explains why structural growth stories remain intact.

Alterations at the fast fashion industry

Alterations at the fast fashion industry

Ama Seery, ESG analyst on the Global Sustainable Equity Team, and Charlotte Nisbet, Governance and Responsible Investment Analyst, explore the environmental damage associated with the fast fashion trade and how some companies are changing the shape of the industry.