Global Perspectives

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 Fixed Income Compass

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

Global Dividend Index

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

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Multi Sector Income: election insights — how bond markets may react

Multi Sector Income: election insights — how bond markets may react

How will the 2020 US presidential election impact bond markets? Co-Head of Global Credit Research and Portfolio Manager on the Multi-Sector Income Strategy, John Lloyd, anticipates more risk should a left-leaning candidate win the Democratic nomination, with increased volatility possible in sectors such as banking, health care, energy and technology.

Multi-Sector Income: do credit ratings obscure risk and deter opportunities?

Multi-Sector Income: do credit ratings obscure risk and deter opportunities?

In this video, Multi-Sector Income portfolio managers John Lloyd and Seth Meyer, discuss why credit ratings may not be an accurate reflection of risk and could obscure opportunities for active managers to capitalise on.

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Global prospects 2020: a game of two halves

Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager within Global bonds, believes that 2020 will prove to be a year of two halves with a rosier outlook likely later in the year. He cautions, however, that attractive opportunities might be harder to come by given downside risks such as a re-escalation of trade wars and uncertainty from the US elections.

Finding Value in Fixed Income

Finding Value in Fixed Income

Amid low yields and negative rates in developed markets, investors should increasingly add more portfolio exposure to Asian credit as they adapt fixed income allocations.