European equities: is stock dispersion back with a bang?

by John Bennett

1 year ago

​Are we finally seeing a challenge to market leadership in Europe? Here, John Bennett, Head of European Equities, reviews the first six months of the year, addressing some of the factors behind his view that 2018 will be a year for stock selection, rather than significant sector decisions.

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Global technology: look beyond short-term volatility for long-term returns

​Global Technology portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode, discuss the reasons for their positive view on tech stocks and share their outlook for the second half of 2018.

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EM equities: less popular markets offer long-term opportunities

by Glen Finegan

1 year ago

​​Glen Finegan, Head of Global Emerging Market Equities, believes that less popular markets such as South Africa offer better value than many Asian opportunities.

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Global equities: focus on the predictable

by Ian Warmerdam

1 year ago

​Ian Warmerdam, Head of Global Equities, believes that investors should avoid trying to predict economic cycles or market sentiment in the second half of 2018 and beyond. Instead Ian and his team believe the focus should be on long-term secular and more predictable trends that offer attractive end markets for companies to grow into.

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Global equity income: good dividend growth expectations

by Ben Lofthouse, CFA

1 year ago

​Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, believes that, despite being in a rising interest rate environment, dividend growth expectations are good for 2018, buoyed by new tax legislation and the recovery in commodity prices.

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What does reform in China really mean for equity investors?

​Charlie Awdry and May Ling Wee, China equity managers, discuss the progress of political, business, financial and social reforms in China under President Xi’s leadership, and its implications for markets and investors.

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Tech stocks: solid demand underpins positive outlook

​Recently back from the US West Coast on separate research trips, Global Technology portfolio managers Alison Porter and Graeme Clark met with companies invested in and prospective investable businesses. Here, they discuss the key takeaways from these trips.

 
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Technology disruption and acceleration: risks and opportunities

by Richard Clode, CFA

1 year ago
In this video, Richard Clode, portfolio manager within the Global Technology Team, discusses how not keeping up with innovation and new technology may be shortening the lifespan of ‘blue chip’ stocks, as well as the key reasons why technology disruption is accelerating. He also talks about the transportation revolution, a key example of how a major industry is being disrupted with consequences and opportunities for incumbent and new companies. 
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What now for global equity income investors?

by Ben Lofthouse, CFA

1 year ago
In this video update Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, assesses markets from an income perspective, identifies where the team is finding the best opportunities and examines the outlook for dividend growth.
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Why did global dividends reach a record $1.252trn in 2017?

by Ben Lofthouse, CFA

1 year ago
Ben Lofthouse, Head of Global Equity Income, speaks to Bloomberg TV about the key findings from the latest Janus Henderson Global Dividend Index, a long-term study of global dividend trends. He examines the reasons why global dividends rose by 7.7% on a headline basis to a record $1.252 trillion in 2017.
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Are Chinese stocks now overvalued?

by Charlie Awdry, CFA

1 year ago

In this Q&A, Charlie Awdry, China equities portfolio manager, shares his thoughts on the sustainability of the strength of Chinese equities, rising foreign inflows into the market, as well as the market pullback experienced in early February.

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Inflation — the dog that never barks

by John Pattullo

1 year ago

​The biggest surprise last year was not only the persistent mis-forecasting of bond yields but also the persistent mis-forecasting of inflation. John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, looks at the underlying causes of why a lot of traditional economic models, assumptions and relationships do not seem to hold in this rather dystopian world in which we live.

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Quick view: healthcare – Amazon’s next target?

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark, and Richard Clode, Portfolio Managers within the Janus Henderson Global Technology Team, provide their views on the news that Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway are forming an alliance with the aim of lowering healthcare costs for the companies’ employees.

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Multi-Asset outlook: will the bull keep charging in 2018?

by Paul O'Connor

1 year ago

Paul O’Connor, Head of Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, reviews 2017 and discusses prospects for asset classes and regions in 2018.

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Transportation revolution: investing in the evolution of the automotive industry
Richard Clode, Graeme Clark and Alison Porter, portfolio managers in the UK-based Global Technology Team, discuss why transportation revolution is an exciting new investment theme within the team’s portfolios. The team explains how they are investing within this powerful secular growth theme, which is being driven by the convergence of artificial intelligence and the availability of vast amounts of data. 
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Strategic Fixed Income: more divergence and disruptions in 2018

by Jenna Barnard, CFA

1 year ago
Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, Jenna Barnard, looks back at 2017, while sharing her thoughts and views on the major themes likely to affect credit markets and the Strategic Fixed Income portfolios in the coming year.
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Compelling yield opportunities in 2018 for equity income investors

by Alex Crooke

1 year ago
Alex Crooke, Head of Global Equity Income, believes that investors will focus more on valuations in 2018, rotating towards more cyclical areas of the markets, and that dividend yields remain compelling.
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Global equities: ‘predictable’ long-term trends key to sustainable growth

by Ian Warmerdam

1 year ago

​Ian Warmerdam, Head of the Edinburgh-based Global Equities Team, believes that in 2018 and beyond investors should focus on the more predictable long-term trends that are shaping equity markets.

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EM equities: Keeping it in the family

by Glen Finegan

1 year ago

​Glen Finegan, Head of Global Emerging Market Equities at Janus Henderson Investors, believes that family ties make for a formidable force in both business and investing.

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How is innovation and disruption impacting income-oriented equities?

by Alex Crooke

1 year ago
In this video update, Alex Crooke, Head of Global Equity Income, examines the effect that innovation and disruption can have on income-oriented equities.
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