Global Perspectives

Market GPS Investment Outlook 2021

What should be on the radar for investors in 2021? Market GPS helps direction-set with a video summary, in-depth asset class analysis and our latest portfolio manager views.

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.

Alternative Perspectives

Insight from our alternatives team 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.

Latest Insights

The commodities super cycle: is it time to follow the trend?

The commodities super cycle: is it time to follow the trend?

Portfolio Managers Mathew Kaleel and Andrew Kaleel consider the value of a trend following strategy in a world where higher commodity prices lead to materially higher inflation.

ISG Insight – Bond market riot: Rates are rising but is it sustainable?

ISG Insight – Bond market riot: Rates are rising but is it sustainable?

What began as a gradual climb in nominal yields from the summer accelerated in February. Moves of this speed are rare, so we dedicated an ISG meeting to ask why global yield curves have steepened so quickly and what the implications are for fixed income asset allocation.

Right here, right now: growth opportunities in real estate

Right here, right now: growth opportunities in real estate

Portfolio managers Guy Barnard, Tim Gibson and Greg Kuhl, explain why they believe the REIT ‘reopening rotation’ trade has created an attractive opportunity to buy quality compounders offering sustainable growth, driven by long-term structural tailwinds.

Emerging market equities: same storm, different boats

Emerging market equities: same storm, different boats

The COVID-19 pandemic has likely exposed both the winners and pretenders in emerging markets, explains Daniel Graña.

Keeping it real: interpreting the climb in bond yields

Keeping it real: interpreting the climb in bond yields

The recent steep rise in yields has unsettled markets but Nick Maroutsos and Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Managers within the Global Bonds Team, believe the Fed and other central banks are in no mood to abandon their accommodative stance.

How are China’s stock markets developing and evolving?

How are China’s stock markets developing and evolving?

China equities portfolio manager May Ling Wee discusses the buoyant initial public offering (IPO) market and the impact of ‘re-shoring’ and rising cross-border flows on Chinese markets.

Taking stock of the mining sector

Taking stock of the mining sector

Tal Lomnitzer discusses the drivers of change in the mining sector and why ESG credentials matter in the move towards a digitised, electrified and fossil fuel-free future.

Resources in 2021: A year of transformation

Resources in 2021: A year of transformation

Portfolio manager Daniel Sullivan discusses what may lie ahead for the mining, energy and agriculture sectors in 2021 and beyond.

Real yields pulling on cable

Real yields pulling on cable

Portfolio manager Oliver Blackbourn gives his thoughts on recent sterling strength, outlining why he believes this environment may favour UK domestic-focused firms over those with global revenues.

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Valuing the improving credit quality in high yield

Several of our global high yield experts assess the value that rising credit quality could have on high yield spreads.

Where can investors find truly differentiated sources of alpha?

Where can investors find truly differentiated sources of alpha?

In this Q&A, David Elms, Head of Diversified Alternatives, gives insight into the role that alternatives can play in an investor’s portfolio, and considers the change in pricing of volatility as a result of COVID-19.

Secured loans quick view: 2021 — a return to normal?

Secured loans quick view: 2021 — a return to normal?

Portfolio Manager David Milward shares his thoughts for 2021.