Tell Tail Signs: April 2019 – Finally, some signs of inflation…

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

1 month ago

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest Tail Risk Report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class. In April, the options-based market signals finally started to show signs of inflation and the upward trend of expected inflation continues to rise.

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Tell tail signs: March 2019 - Any more catalysts for risk assets?

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

3 months ago

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest Tail Risk Report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class. Today, the signals indicate that the ‘level of cheapness’ of global equities has drifted from the extremely cheap levels seen at the beginning of the year, to just average levels today.

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Current market conditions - what is the data telling us?

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

3 months ago
Ashwin Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation, believes that data can tell us a lot about what is going on in the marketplace. In this video, he discusses what current data may be indicating for the wider market.
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Quick view: Brexit - out with the old.

by Paul O'Connor

5 months ago

Paul O’Connor, Head of Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, assesses how sometimes going backwards takes you further forward, as Prime Minister Theresa May secures a rare victory in parliament.

 
 
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Expect surprises! (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q119)

by Paul O'Connor

6 months ago

​Paul O'Connor, Head of the UK-based Janus Henderson Multi-Asset Team, examines the economic runes as 2019 dawns in the latest issue of Multi-Asset Perspectives, our quarterly outlook for multi-asset investors. 

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Tail Risk Report: December 2018 – what will move?

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

6 months ago

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest tail risk report, using option market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class.

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Tail Risk Report - we see softness ahead...

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

7 months ago

​Janus Henderson's US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team presents their latest Tail Risk Report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class. This explains expected tail loss levels are moving towards their longer-term averages and the so-called “great moderation” may be a thing of the past.

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Interest rates and the reversal of QE to have the biggest bearing on markets?

by James de Bunsen, CFA

7 months ago

James de Bunsen, Portfolio Manager on Janus Henderson Investors UK based Multi-Asset Team, discusses their flexible mandate that provides broad diversification and the ability to dial risk both up and down in more volatile markets.


 
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Tail Risk Report: October 2018 – steady as you go…but stay vigilant

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

8 months ago

​Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest tail risk report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class. Current tail-based sharpe ratios show no signs of a slowdown in economic activity despite continuing talk of ‘late-cycle risk’ and ‘recession and inverted yield curves’.

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The sell-off culprit: real rates

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

8 months ago

​Global Head of Asset Allocation, Dr Ash Alankar, explains why real rates are behind recent bond and stock market volatility.

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Be careful, it’s getting late! (Multi-Asset Perspectives, Q418)

by Paul O'Connor

8 months ago
In this quarterly update, Paul O'Connor of Janus Henderson's UK-based Multi-Asset Team evaluates the key global issues facing investors.
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Brexit: will UK stocks get pounded?

by Oliver Blackbourn, CFA

9 months ago

​Oliver Blackbourn, Fund Manager in Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the potential impact of Brexit on UK equities.

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Real rates matter more than inversion

​An inverted US yield curve, with short-term interest rates higher than long-term ones, is seen as a recession warning. Janus Henderson’s Myron Scholes, Chief Investment Strategist, and Ash Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation, argue that monetary policymakers should worry more about the excess of yields over inflation.

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Jittery investors feel butterflies as divergence replaces central bank put

by Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

9 months ago

​Ash Alankar, Head of Global Asset Allocation at Janus Henderson, believes that as central banks begin to step back other forces are stepping up, making markets more multidimensional.

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Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 2)

by Nick Watson, CFA

1 year ago

​In part two of this two-part mini-series, Nick Watson, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses why alpha-generating managers are likely to be in ever greater demand, and focuses on dynamics within fixed income. As an allocator to both active funds and passive instruments, he argues it is crucial to consider questions of ‘where’ and ‘when’ when making decisions.

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Tail Risk Report: April 2018 - Not an optimistic future, but bright spots are identifiable

Janus Henderson’s US-based Multi-Asset Solutions Team present their latest tail risk report, using options market prices to infer expected tail gains and losses for each asset class. The options-implied signals indicate that while all asset classes may appear unattractive, some bright areas remain.

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Where and when to go active – an asset allocator’s view (part 1)

by Nick Watson, CFA

1 year ago

​In part one of this two-part mini-series, Nick Watson, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, discusses the roles that both active and passive investing can play. He argues why it is crucial to consider questions of ‘where’ and ‘when’ when making allocation decisions.

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Quick view: investors weigh Italian risks

by James de Bunsen, CFA

1 year ago

James de Bunsen, portfolio manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, gives his view on the Italian election results.

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Quick view: Market plunge due to over-exuberance

Oliver Blackbourn, Fund Manager with Janus Henderson’s UK-based Multi-Asset Team, comments on the dramatic plunge in stock markets globally. He discusses the factors that have contributed to the sell-off.

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Active strategies to test seaworthiness of opportunities

Dick Weil is the co-CEO of Janus Henderson Investors, and Ash Alankar is the Global Head of Asset Allocation. They argue why the prevailing tide might be turning for passive investment vehicles, in favour of active strategies.

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