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Global Fixed Income Compass

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams 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.

Global Snapshot

The Janus Henderson Global Snapshot explores the themes driving markets, the trends to watch, market returns and metrics, and the Multi-Asset Team’s outlook for regions and sectors at quarter end.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Alternative Perspectives

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

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How much gold?
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How much gold?

Gold and sovereign bonds are typically the only assets that rise in value during periods of chaos, but at what point does holding gold become detrimental to the performance of a well-diversified portfolio? In this article, fund managers Aneet Chachra and Steve Cain from the Diversified Alternatives team at Janus Henderson explore the value of gold as a hedge against stock drawdowns, particularly for non-US investors, and discuss different ways for investors to start thinking about their own exposure.​

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Lower volatility forever? Don’t bet on it

While investors may think that low volatility is the “new normal,” Portfolio Manager John Fujiwara cautions against complacency given the potentially significant ramifications of the volatility trade unwinding.

Quick view: Electric shock for dirty diesel
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Quick view: Electric shock for dirty diesel

Following the news that Britain is to ban the sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040 – a trend gathering momentum across Europe – two of Janus Henderson’s investment teams provide their reactions.

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Fuel stop: full combustion engines make way for electrified vehicles

Noah Barrett and David Chung, equity analysts in the Janus Henderson Research Team, discuss Volvo’s recent announcement to phase out full combustion engines, and the sectors that may benefit from this trend.

Essentials: the Janus Henderson Global Property Equities Strategy

Essentials: the Janus Henderson Global Property Equities Strategy

Guy Barnard, Co-Head of Global Property Equities, provides an introduction to the Global Property Equities Strategy. The high conviction, actively-managed strategy invests in listed property stocks and real estate investment trusts (REITs), and aims to deliver attractive total returns to investors over the long term.

Global warning: the case for low carbon investing, today

Global warning: the case for low carbon investing, today

Hamish Chamberlayne, investment manager for Janus Henderson’s global sustainable equity strategy, explains why climate change remains the biggest investment issue of our lifetime.

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Essentials: The Asian Growth Strategy in three minutes

In this ‘Essentials’ video, Andrew Gillan provides an overview of the Asian Growth Strategy that he manages with Associate Investment Manager, Mervyn Koh. The strategy seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing at least two thirds of available total assets in a variety of sectors across Asia excluding Japan equity markets.

Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!
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Factor timing – You’re doing it wrong!

The quantitative finance world has recently been transfixed by its version of the East Coast/West Coast feud. But instead of Brooklyn versus Compton rappers, it’s their suburban cousins Greenwich versus Newport Beach arguing over factor timing.

Beyond the metrics: which active techniques add value?
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Beyond the metrics: which active techniques add value?

With investors faced with the option of whether to gain exposure to a particular asset class via active or passive strategies, many are now looking at when the added value of active management is preferable. As noted in our previous article we believe both approaches have a role to play, but selectivity is required. Here we explore how certain managers at Henderson employ techniques often associated with ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) investing and which are omitted from the passive approach.

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10 reasons for active management in fixed income
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10 reasons for active management in fixed income

We believe that active management has an important role to play in investment portfolios. Here, we highlight 10 reasons, each supported by a chart, to demonstrate why active management can be valuable when investing in fixed income.

Global Growth: the developing trend towards paperless payments

Global Growth: the developing trend towards paperless payments

The managers of the Henderson Global Growth Strategy seek to identify long-term secular trends that they believe are underappreciated by the market. One such trend is the rise of paperless payments and a shift away from cash as a medium of exchange. Ian Warmerdam, Head of Global Growth, and Portfolio Manager Gordon Mackay explain why they believe this trend has further to run.

The Curious Case of EURGBP and the French Election
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The Curious Case of EURGBP and the French Election

​In normal circumstances, the pricing of currency options should reflect, to a good extent, the probability of political upsets, particularly if those upsets have obvious macroeconomic implications. Here, Mark Richardson, and Steve Cain, fund managers in Henderson’s Multi-Strategy Team, examine why, in the run-up to the French presidential election, this does not appear to be the case for EURGBP (the price of euros measured in sterling).