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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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ISG Insight: Markets versus policymakers – who’s in charge?

Nov 23, 2021

Markets have brought forward tightening expectations, but central banks are sticking to the ‘transitory inflation’ line – for now. Our latest ISG Insight considers who has the better handle on the economic outlook?

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It’s complicated

Oct 26, 2021

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for financial markets over the next few months, as governments and central banks struggle to deal with a more complex tangle of macro influences.

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The semiconductor shortage: why more than tech investors should care

Oct 14, 2021

Portfolio Manager Denny Fish and analyst Shaon Baqui posit that semiconductor producers face an uphill battle in meeting rising demand for chips as the digitization of the global economy accelerates.

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The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

Sep 23, 2021

In our view, the shifting nature of the COVID economic recovery has brought into focus the potential value of owning diversifying equity assets.

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Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

Sep 20, 2021

While near-term risks exist, the trajectory of emerging markets remains on stable footing

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Growth in the next phase of recovery

Aug 19, 2021

While the potential for ongoing volatility exists, we remain constructive on the prospects for growth.

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Rising interest rates, inflationary regimes and CTA returns

Jun 25, 2021

Diversified alternatives portfolio managers Andrew Kaleel, Mathew Kaleel and Maya Perone discuss the impact of rising rates on traditional asset classes and trend-following strategies.

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Growth? Value? Just fundamentals please…

Jun 22, 2021

Portfolio manager Steve Johnstone looks at the dominance of thematic market factors in determining market movements since the start of the pandemic, considering what the return of idiosyncratic risk in 2021 might mean for investors.

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Credit market’s brave new world

Jun 17, 2021

Can corporate bond markets sustain their improved trajectory as support measures are lifted?

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