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Global Dividend Index

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

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

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Decarbonisation in EM Index

Perspectives and insights on Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and South America.

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Insight from our alternatives team to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Sovereign Debt Index

A long-term study into trends in government indebtedness, with the investment opportunities and risks it presents.

Latest Insights

Damage control: has the Fed learned its lesson?

Damage control: has the Fed learned its lesson?

Taking cues from the market, the Fed gave a nod to inflation reality by raising policy rates by three-quarters of a percentage point.

An opportunity from dispersion in Europe?

An opportunity from dispersion in Europe?

While the ECB is focused on gradually pressing the brakes to tame inflation, its exit from quantitative easing will continue to shape credit markets and create opportunities and risks for investors.

When the rising tide that lifts all boats subsides

When the rising tide that lifts all boats subsides

This year’s bond market selloff exposed the risks embedded in relative-return strategies tethered to market cap-weighted benchmarks.

ISG Insight: What goes up must come down

ISG Insight: What goes up must come down

Markets have fastened on to some dramatic inflation headlines in recent months but as economic growth comes under pressure is there a risk of policy error?

High yield bonds: The useful side of supply constraints

High yield bonds: The useful side of supply constraints

Low supply is providing a supportive technical environment for high yield bonds, helping to counter some of the inflation and growth concerns.

Global Perspectives Podcast: The high is back in high yield

Global Perspectives Podcast: The high is back in high yield

Recession risks and rising rates have lifted yields on high yield bonds so are these concerns now largely priced in?

The UK’s dovish turn: The £ gets pounded

The UK’s dovish turn: The £ gets pounded

The Bank of England’s May meeting has stoked recession and stagflation risks, and a more measured approach to tightening.

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In raising rates by 50 basis points, the Federal Reserve acknowledges the need to prioritize accelerating inflation.

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In accelerating policy normalisation, Fed seeks to reaffirm credibility

In raising rates by 50 basis points, the Federal Reserve acknowledges the need to prioritize accelerating inflation.

China’s trilemma and the renminbi’s fall

China’s trilemma and the renminbi’s fall

The renminbi’s resilience has faltered as appetite for Chinese assets has turned. What does this mean for China’s markets as the country faces a rekindled policy trilemma?

Inflation: no rerun of that ’70s show

Inflation: no rerun of that ’70s show

We believe that inflation is much less rooted than the recent central banker rhetoric would indicate, and that conditions are ripe for a near-term moderation in price rises.

Building Better Buy and Maintain Credit Portfolios

Building Better Buy and Maintain Credit Portfolios

Portfolio Manager James Briggs and Head of UK Institutional Anil Shenoy explore how trustees can collaborate with their credit manager to ensure their scheme’s allocation to Buy and Maintain corporate bonds is optimised to meet the specified objectives both now and in the future.