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Global Perspectives

Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is a study into trends in company indebtedness around the world.

Equity Perspectives

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

Fixed Income Perspectives

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.

Sovereign Debt Index

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

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It’s complicated

It’s complicated

Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi-Asset Team, considers the prospects for financial markets over the next few months, as governments and central banks struggle to deal with a more complex tangle of macro influences.

Global Perspectives: ESG Is More than a Score

Global Perspectives: ESG Is More than a Score

A discussion on why ESG analysis is more than just a “score” and how sustainable investing truly impacts the risk and return of all investors’ portfolios.

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Looking to sustainability for opportunity

Why taking an active approach to sustainable investment could help balance opportunities against the risks in corporate bonds.

Blink and you’ll miss it

Blink and you’ll miss it

Are we setting up for one of the shortest business cycles in history?

Tapering without the tantrum
Global Perspectives

Tapering without the tantrum

We believe the Fed learned its lesson from the 2013-2014 “taper tantrum,” and efforts to better communicate its intentions will result in lower volatility this time around.

Truffle hunting in credit

Truffle hunting in credit

While the easy returns from corporate bonds since the COVID recovery may largely be over, opportunities can still be unearthed via a selective approach.

ESG and Women – product design matters

ESG and Women – product design matters

Businesses often fall short of the requirements that make a gender-neutral product genuinely inclusive for women. So, how can companies incorporate truly inclusive design?

Natural resources: paving the way towards net zero

Natural resources: paving the way towards net zero

Natural resources play a key role in combatting climate change, with exciting opportunities for investors.

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

While near-term risks exist, the trajectory of emerging markets remains on stable footing

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

The Importance of Diversifying U.S. Equities Through an Uneven Recovery

In our view, the shifting nature of the COVID economic recovery has brought into focus the potential value of owning diversifying equity assets.

Global Perspectives: The Case for REITs in the Economic Recovery

Global Perspectives: The Case for REITs in the Economic Recovery

Beyond the economic reopening, many areas of the real estate sector are benefiting from secular trends that could drive long-term inflation-offsetting growth.

ISG Insight: Thriving in the Bond Market

ISG Insight: Thriving in the Bond Market

With macro and microeconomic fundamentals improving and corporate bonds priced for this to continue, we explore what could go wrong and how fixed income markets might respond.