Global Perspectives

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Market GPS Investment Outlook 2020

What are the most pressing issues facing investors globally and how will they evolve in the year ahead? Our asset class heads provide their views on the investment themes to watch in 2020.

Alternative Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our diversified alternatives team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

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Global Tech: the importance of navigating the hype cycle
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Global Tech: the importance of navigating the hype cycle

Graeme Clark, portfolio manager in Janus Henderson’s Global Technology Team, discusses the significance of understanding and analysing where a company sits on the hype cycle when investing in tech for the long term, and how this forms an integral part of the team’s investment process.

The alternative view: Fast casual and artisanal alpha

The alternative view: Fast casual and artisanal alpha

​Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, discusses unexpected parallels between the dining industry and investment management.

Amazon’s customer focus and investing for long-term growth should pay off
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Amazon’s customer focus and investing for long-term growth should pay off

Alison Porter, Global Technology equities portfolio manager, comments on Amazon’s most recent quarterly results, which continue to demonstrate the company’s strong position in its cloud infrastructure and paid subscription businesses, as well as growth opportunities in other areas such as advertising.

Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 2)
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Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 2)

In part two of this two-part mini-series, Nick Watson, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses why alpha-generating managers are likely to be in ever greater demand, and focuses on dynamics within fixed income. As an allocator to both active funds and passive instruments, he argues it is crucial to consider questions of ‘where’ and ‘when’ when making decisions.

Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q2 2018 update)
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Global Sustainable Equity: news and opportunities (Q2 2018 update)

Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager for Janus Henderson’s Global Sustainable Equity strategy, discusses recent developments affecting the world of SRI, and the strategy’s positioning, performance, and activity.

Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 1)
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Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 1)

In part one of this two-part mini-series, Nick Watson, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the roles that both active and passive investing can play. He argues why it is crucial to consider questions of ‘where’ and ‘when’ when making allocation decisions. Allocation considerations As a portfolio manager on the Multi-Asset desk

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The alternative view – storing cash

​Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain, Portfolio Managers within the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, look at the maturity profiles on Treasuries compared with their ‘risk of loss’ history to reach conclusions about where value might lie within shorter maturities.

Active and passive investing – all in the blend
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Active and passive investing – all in the blend

Janus Henderson Co-CEO Dick Weil talks to Bloomberg TV about the benefits of combining an active and passive approach to investing. He also provides his view on the risk of crowded trades, the scope for interest rate rises, and taking advantage of growth in the Chinese market.

Dispelling the myths of sustainable investment
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Dispelling the myths of sustainable investment

In this video presentation, Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager within Janus Henderson’s Global Sustainable and Responsible Investment Team, dispels the major myths about sustainable investment. He explains how environmental and social megatrends will accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy and discusses some of the investment areas that stand to be disrupted.

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Essentials: the Emerging Market Credit Strategy in three minutes

Steve Drew, Head of Emerging Market Credit, introduces his strategy, highlighting the investment approach and philosophy, differentiators of the team’s investment style and why investors should consider an actively managed approach to investing in emerging market corporate bonds.

Heir to LIBOR

Heir to LIBOR

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently announced that LIBOR, the underlying rate in around US$350 trillion worth of financial contracts will be abolished by the end of 2021. While the transition to a LIBOR alternative in 2021 seems a long way away, we believe investors should start preparing.

Kardashians and tails

Kardashians and tails

Ten years ago the reality TV family – the Kardashians – came into our lives, just as the S&P 500 reached its pre-financial crisis peak. ​Aneet Chachra, portfolio manager in the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson, takes a look at fat-tail events and the potential value within the options market.