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Into the fog of uncertainty

Into the fog of uncertainty

What visibility is there for investors right now? Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, looks ahead to the fourth quarter of 2020 and beyond, summarising his latest thoughts on COVID-19, Brexit and the upcoming US election.

Keep the seatbelts fastened

Keep the seatbelts fastened

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gauges the potential for a sustained cross-asset recovery as the world adapts to a new paradigm, one where COVID-19 remains a persistent risk factor for investors.

2020 EM outlook: country analysis matters

2020 EM outlook: country analysis matters

Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that it is critical to have many lenses through which to identify the most compelling investment opportunities and highlights the importance of country analysis in emerging markets.

2020 vision — clearer opportunities within European secured loans

2020 vision — clearer opportunities within European secured loans

Elissa Johnson, Co-Manager of the Secured Loans Fund and Oliver Bardot, Associate Portfolio Manager within the Secured Loans Team, evaluate risks and opportunities in the European loans market in 2020 and how they might impact their portfolios.

Diversified alternatives: Trade developments and interest rates hold keys to economy in 2020

Diversified alternatives: Trade developments and interest rates hold keys to economy in 2020

John Fujiwara explains why a potential stock rotation and the shape of the yield curve are two themes meriting investors’ attention in 2020.

Should investors aim high in 2020?

Should investors aim high in 2020?

Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager, looks at the outlook for high yield bonds in 2020.

Intech outlook: Harnessing volatility in 2020

Intech outlook: Harnessing volatility in 2020

Can investors take advantage of heightened market volatility to generate returns in 2020? David Schofield, President of Intech’s international division (based in London), gives his thoughts on the prospects for Intech’s strategies over the next few months.

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager within Global bonds, believes that 2020 will prove to be a year of two halves with a rosier outlook likely later in the year. He cautions, however, that attractive opportunities might be harder to come by given downside risks such as a re-escalation of trade wars and uncertainty from the US elections.

High stock valuations demand a focus on quality in 2020

High stock valuations demand a focus on quality in 2020

Late in the market cycle, Greg Kolb, Chief Investment Officer for Perkins Investment Management (a subsidiary of Janus Henderson), shares why he thinks investors would do well to focus on high-quality value or cyclical stocks, particularly outside the US.

Secured Credit outlook 2020 — heading for positive but more modest excess returns with increasing dispersion

Secured Credit outlook 2020 — heading for positive but more modest excess returns with increasing dispersion

Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit, shares his views on fixed income markets for the year ahead. While 2019 was generally a strong year across risk asset classes, he believes caution may be warranted in 2020.

Fed policy to cast a shadow over 2020

Fed policy to cast a shadow over 2020

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos identifies the opportunities and risks he sees for fixed income investors in 2020 as the US Federal Reserve’s near-term policy path remains far from certain.

Diversified Alternatives 2020 outlook: Out of the Goldilocks zone?

Diversified Alternatives 2020 outlook: Out of the Goldilocks zone?

Will 2019 be considered the last hurrah? Could 2020 mark the beginning of a new era of volatility for global markets? David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, gives some insight into where he sees the most attractive areas of opportunity, and what this might mean for investors.