Charlie Awdry, CFA

Portfolio Manager
Charlie Awdry, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Charlie Awdry is a Portfolio Manager for the Chinese Equities strategy at Janus Henderson Investors. Charlie started his investment career with Gartmore in 2001 and joined Henderson as part of the firm’s acquisition of Gartmore in 2011. After working in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2006, he returned to London and became the China fund manager at Gartmore in 2006.

Charlie graduated with a bachelor’s degree with first class honours in geography from the University of Bristol. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has more than a decade of experience as lead manager of China equities portfolios and has spent 19 years in the financial industry.

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Reading the tea leaves ‒ what’s in store for China in 2020?

Reading the tea leaves ‒ what’s in store for China in 2020?

In this Q&A, China portfolio managers Charlie Awdry and May Ling Wee share their thoughts on the key challenges and opportunities that investors in China may face in the year ahead and how 2019 has influenced their outlook for the asset class.

Chinese equities: investing in innovation

Chinese equities: investing in innovation

Charlie Awdry, China portfolio manager, provides his views on how China’s rapid technology innovation is creating opportunities to invest in the country’s growing companies and industries.

Quick view: Chinese yuan depreciates to critical level against the US dollar
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Quick view: Chinese yuan depreciates to critical level against the US dollar

​Charlie Awdry, China portfolio manager, provides his views on the central bank’s symbolic move to allow the yuan to weaken below 7.0 against the US dollar and its significance for investors.

Powerplay: geopolitical manoeuvres and their corporate impact

Powerplay: geopolitical manoeuvres and their corporate impact

​Geopolitical risk continues to be top of mind for investors, particularly the shifting global balance of power from west to east as showcased by the escalating trade friction between China and the US. Charlie Awdry, China equities portfolio manager and Richard Clode, Global Technology portfolio manager, provide candid views on this evolving issue and its significance on how they invest.

The Chinese disruption paradox
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The Chinese disruption paradox

Innovative internet companies are highly disruptive and increasingly dominant within the Chinese economy but they are regulated by the Communist Party, which perceives disruption to be a threat to the status quo. In this video update, Charlie Awdry discusses the interesting implications of this dynamic for investing in China.