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Navigating Coronavirus Uncertainty

Perspectives from our investment teams on the market impact and key considerations for investors

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has created uncertainty about the outlook for global economic growth and led to heightened market volatility. Our clients are our top priority, and we’re focused on minimizing downside risk without losing sight of long-term opportunities. Although the virus is unique, market shocks are not, and our investment teams are experienced in managing bouts of volatility. Here, they share their latest thinking on how the coronavirus is impacting markets and what it means for investors.

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Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Oct 6, 2020

Seth Meyer, Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager, and Esther Watt, Client Portfolio Manager, explore the default outlook for high yield bonds and the risks and opportunities this presents.

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Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Oct 6, 2020

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses how the suppression of volatility in interest rates by major central banks has spread the Japanification phenomenon to the US.

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What will it take to sustain a market recovery?

Sep 22, 2020

Portfolio Manager Jeremiah Buckley discusses the elements that have helped to spur a rebound in equity markets and the factors that can help the budding recovery continue.

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Abenomics: more arrows in the quiver?

Sep 10, 2020

In this Q&A, Junichi Inoue, Head of Japanese Equities and portfolio manager for the Japanese Opportunities Strategy, discusses the impact of Abenomics and the possibility of its continuation, as well as the implications of COVID on Japanese stocks.

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COVID and tech: what have we learned as investors?

Sep 9, 2020

In this video, Denny Fish, portfolio manager for the Global Technology & Innovation Strategy, shares his thoughts on how COVID has impacted technology and the key considerations as an investor in the sector.

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The regulatory and policy landscape for big tech

Sep 2, 2020

US-based technology equities portfolio manager Denny Fish believes that even if some large tech companies are compelled by regulators to adjust their business practices and others are impacted by a deceleration of global trade, the sector’s secular drivers remain intact and tech is likely to continue to account for a greater share of corporate earnings.

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Strategic Fixed Income: Japanification — Europe first and now the US

Sep 2, 2020

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how the suppression of volatility by the US Federal Reserve during the Covid crisis has led to the Japanification of the US corporate bond market.

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A superfluous tweak to the Fed’s mandate

Sep 1, 2020

Nick Maroutsos, Co-Head of Global Bonds, believes that despite a shift in policy, the US Federal Reserve will likely not have to worry about watching inflation climb above its target of averaging 2% over the long term.

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