In this video, Marc Pinto, Portfolio Manager on the Janus Henderson Balanced team, reiterates the flexibility and defensive focus of the strategy, giving a broad overview of recent moves towards higher-quality holdings, and readiness to re-evaluate positioning should market conditions change.
Jeremiah Buckley, Portfolio Manager on the Janus Henderson Balanced team, gives a ‘quick view’ update on the strategy, covering recent central bank measures to support the economy and signs of renewed activity in China, with some factories re-opening and supply chains reconnecting.
Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the purge of risk appetite across the investment world as the coronavirus spreads, considering the range of potential government measures, and the quiet progress being made on containment.
Ashwin Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation, says the market sell-off has increased illiquidity in financial markets and that a targeted policy response is needed to stave off the potential for small business defaults, which would greatly weigh on economic growth. However, options markets now signal more reward than risk in equities.
Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the UK-based Global Technology Team assess the impact of the coronavirus on tech companies and shares their near-term views for the sector, as well as portfolio implications.
Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos explains why markets reacted as they did in the face of the spreading coronavirus and why the US Federal Reserve (Fed) will ultimately have to cut rates to account for the outbreak’s economic impact.
Co-Head of Global Credit Research and Portfolio Manager, John Lloyd, discusses the large moves yesterday (Monday 24 February, when the video was recorded) in many fixed income markets due to heightened coronavirus concerns and outlines the benefit of active management amid the volatility.
Xin Yan Low, Guy Barnard and Tim Gibson from the Global Property Equities Team, discuss the current impact of the coronavirus outbreak and how it is playing a part in the evolving real estate landscape.