While the pandemic has increased near-term risk, the rise of innovative and value-added industries should place the future trajectory of emerging markets on more stable footing, Daniel Graña and Matt Culley argue.
Like the broader equity market, healthcare stocks experienced bouts of volatility during the third quarter. But attractive valuations, continued innovation and an uptick in merger and acquisitions could help lift the sector, says Portfolio Manager Andy Acker.
Despite delivering positive returns, healthcare underperformed the broad market in the first half of the year. Portfolio Manager Andy Acker explains some of the reasons why – as well as why he is optimistic about the sector’s outlook.
Olivia Gull, Analyst on the Governance and Responsible Investment Team, examines how pharmaceutical companies are addressing the issue of inequitable access to medicine, specifically in low and middle-income countries.