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Navigating Coronavirus Uncertainty

Perspectives from our investment teams on the market impact and key considerations for investors

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has created uncertainty about the outlook for global economic growth and led to heightened market volatility. Our clients are our top priority, and we’re focused on minimizing downside risk without losing sight of long-term opportunities. Although the virus is unique, market shocks are not, and our investment teams are experienced in managing bouts of volatility. Here, they share their latest thinking on how the coronavirus is impacting markets and what it means for investors.

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Technology for good: supporting the fight against COVID-19

Jul 7, 2020

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Team discuss how ‘big tech’ companies are helping communities and governments through the pandemic and the implications this may have on the regulation of the technology sector.

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China: a steady early recovery but a moderation expected

Jun 17, 2020

In this Q&A, May Ling Wee from the China Equities Team, comments on the key issues impacting China’s recovery post COVID-19 and stock market performance year-to-date.

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Office isn’t the next retail

May 20, 2020

The Global Property Equities Team turn their attention to the office sector and the key question of how will more of us working from home impact the office market?

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How is China slowly emerging from the coronavirus aftermath?

Apr 15, 2020

May Ling Wee, China equities portfolio manager, provides evidence that a resumption of economic activity is underfoot in China and discusses the accelerating digitisation of the economy, as well as how both companies and the government are supporting consumers and businesses.

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COVID-19: outlook for dividends in 2020

Apr 7, 2020

Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, and Jane Shoemake, Investment Director, assess the outlook for global dividends given the wide-reaching implications from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Technology stocks’ financial strength is key to weathering the coronavirus storm

Mar 27, 2020

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from Janus Henderson’s Global Technology Team explain why the tech sector looks well positioned to brave the coronavirus-induced uncertainty and highlight how as active managers they are maintaining a laser-like focus on companies’ financial strength.

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COVID-19: cautiously optimistic on Asian equities from an income perspective

Mar 17, 2020

Mike Kerley, Asian income equities portfolio manager, shares his views on the latest developments in Asia and discusses the investment implications from an income point of view.

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Global tech: actively managing the coronavirus impact

Feb 28, 2020

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.

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