Global Perspectives

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.

Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is the first edition in a long-term study into trends in company indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Equity Perspectives

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

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the risks and opportunities ahead.

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RBA to markets: “We are still here”

RBA to markets: “We are still here”

Portfolio Manager Dan Siluk explains that, despite economic conditions appearing to stabilise throughout much of Australia, the Reserve Bank of Australia felt compelled to recommence bond purchases to establish its credibility with respect to its yield curve control programme.

ISG Insight: Can the market’s immunity last?

ISG Insight: Can the market’s immunity last?

Janus Henderson’s Investment Strategy Group (ISG) brings together investment professionals from our global fixed income platform and other Janus Henderson teams, providing a forum for research and debate. The ISG recently met to discuss the outlook for bond markets and concluded that economic growth is likely to remain modest in the quarters ahead.

Fed watch: stealth yield curve control?

Fed watch: stealth yield curve control?

Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos describes the Fed decision in July to hold rates steady as a non-event given that the central bank, through its actions, has already proven its willingness to do whatever it takes to support the US economy during this unprecedented period.

Securitisation transactions in the Covid-19 crisis – an ABS view (part II)

Securitisation transactions in the Covid-19 crisis – an ABS view (part II)

Colin Fleury, Head of Secured Credit, London, and Denis Struc and Ian Bettney, portfolio managers within the Secured Credit Team, discuss the merits of an allocation to asset‑backed securities (ABS) within diverse multi‑sector credit portfolios.

Back to business

Back to business

With economies gradually reopening and markets suggesting better times ahead, credit portfolio managers James Briggs and Tim Winstone consider whether investors should be increasing their allocation to investment grade credit.

An historic day for Europe
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An historic day for Europe

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, responds to the European Union’s landmark coronavirus recovery package, agreed after four days and four nights of negotiations.

COVID-19: implications of rising cases in the US

COVID-19: implications of rising cases in the US

Unlike some countries that have flattened the curve, the US is experiencing a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases. In this video — part of a series on the scientific and investment implications of COVID-19 —Biotech Analyst, Agustin Mohedas, explains why the US trajectory has diverged, noting how the outbreak’s dynamics are changing and what that could mean for the next phase of the pandemic.

Avoiding a retest

Avoiding a retest

In this video Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors explains why he believes the credit spread wides of March for high yield bonds are unlikely to be retested.

Whatever happened to Goldilocks?

Whatever happened to Goldilocks?

David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, and Steve Cain, Portfolio Manager, give a mid-year update of their market outlook, considering the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on investment markets, and outlining the potential risks and opportunities they see for alternative strategies for the remainder of 2020.

Keep the seatbelts fastened

Keep the seatbelts fastened

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gauges the potential for a sustained cross-asset recovery as the world adapts to a new paradigm, one where COVID-19 remains a persistent risk factor for investors.

Investors need to think again about the role of government bonds

Investors need to think again about the role of government bonds

Oliver Blackbourn, Portfolio Manager on the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the impact of monetary policy stimulus on government bond yields worldwide, and discusses what this may mean for investors looking to maintain risk and diversification in their portfolios.

The shape of credit

The shape of credit

Portfolio managers on the Absolute Return Income Strategy look at the factors shaping credit markets from central bank support to potential resilience from financials.