Latest equities thinking
Global equity income Q&A: Richard Saldanha on dividends and downturns
28 Oct 2022
In a challenging economic environment, where can income investors find companies that can grow and sustain dividends? Richard Saldanha answers the big questions.
The ‘Hotel California’ effect: Why equity investors should keep an eye on switching costs
13 Oct 2022
Companies whose customers face barriers to exit often deliver more resilient performance over the long term, says Francois de Bruin.
UK equities: Truss, takeovers and turbulence
11 Oct 2022
Charlotte Meyrick and Trevor Green discuss the key narratives driving UK equities and where they see opportunities amidst a challenging backdrop.
Zero-COVID: China’s costly policy error
10 Aug 2022
Beijing’s ideological battle to stamp out COVID-19 appears increasingly misguided as the rest of the world learns to live with the virus. But the impact of China’s approach will be felt far beyond its borders.
Global equity income Q&A: Richard Saldanha on the outlook for dividends and growth
3 Aug 2022
The lead manager of our Global Equity Income strategy discusses risks and opportunities for income-seeking investors in a turbulent time for markets.
The AIQ Podcast: Taking stock of nature risk
15 Jul 2022
The idea that human actions are bringing natural systems close to breakdown, threatening livelihoods and financial stability, is making asset managers think harder about nature risk and the environmental dependencies in investee companies.
UK Equity Income: Five questions with Chris Murphy
15 Jul 2022
The manager of our UK Equity Income strategy explains why investors need to change their mindsets about what to pay for growth and cautions against buying yield for its own sake.
Supply chains, painkillers and gene editing: ESG risks in pharma
29 Jun 2022
Reflecting on ESG risks in the pharmaceutical industry, Sora Utzinger discusses supply chains and counterfeit medicines, access to painkillers, and the ethics of gene editing.
UK Equities: Five questions with Charlotte Meyrick and Trevor Green
14 Jun 2022
Charlotte Meyrick and Trevor Green explain why 2022 has all been about getting your sector calls right in UK equities.
What does the data say? Where have the safe havens gone?
27 May 2022
In this month’s instalment of our visual series on topical themes, we look at how various asset classes are holding up in a turbulent year for financial markets.
Life force: Why nature matters
12 May 2022
Growing awareness that natural systems are stressed or even close to breakdown is prompting asset managers to look closely at nature-based risks and investee companies to understand their environmental impacts and dependencies.
The outlook for UK equities
21 Apr 2022
The UK equity market has been unloved by investors for much of the past decade. However, several positive factors suggest UK equities could return to favour.