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Why limit yourself? The benefits of style-agnostic investing

16 Sep. 2020

Investors wanting to consistently exploit market inefficiencies should leave style biases behind, argues Mikhail Zverev.

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Out with the old: Why income investors must be on the right side of change

2 Sep. 2020

It has been a difficult year for income investing, as many companies have announced cuts or suspensions to dividends. But there are opportunities for investors willing to do some digging to find resilient businesses, says Richard Saldanha.

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The clockmaker and the longitude problem: A lesson for investors in bottom-up problem solving

25 Aug. 2020

Bottom-up thinking is not a typical hallmark of multi-asset investing. However, Francois de Bruin believes the granularity that comes from this approach offers useful diversification and risk benefits.

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The new rules of client engagement

18 Aug. 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic reshapes our working lives, asset managers must find new ways to interact with their clients, says Apiramy Jeyarajah.

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Electric avenue: EVs and the transformation of autos

13 Aug. 2020

In the latest instalment of our editorial series, Link, experts from our infrastructure, credit research and equity teams discuss why efforts to ‘build back better’ as economies recover from COVID-19 could further accelerate investment in electric vehicles and associated infrastructure.

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Chinese equities: A rally of substance?

12 Aug. 2020

Chinese equities have risen sharply in recent weeks, mirroring trends in global markets. While some commentators have warned efforts by Beijing to juice share prices are inflating an unsustainable bubble, Alistair Way and Xiaoyu Liu argue valuations are far from excessive.

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As earnings season unfolds, equity investors must focus on the bigger picture

10 Aug. 2020

Investors are poring over grim corporate earnings reports, but it is crucial to look beyond quarterly figures to assess long-term value, says Giles Parkinson.

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Education, entrepreneurship and biological age: An interview with Andrew Scott

6 Aug. 2020

In part two of our interview with Professor Andrew Scott from London Business School, we look at how policy will shift to take account of people living for longer and how service providers will respond.

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Longevity, policy and technology: An interview with Andrew Scott

6 Aug. 2020

Living longer brings enormous opportunities to reshape how we spend our time. But in the first of a two-part interview, Andrew Scott from London Business School explains how advances in longevity and technology have not been matched by innovation in social structures or our approach to financial planning.

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Trial and error: The value of learning from mistakes

21 Jul. 2020

A common characteristic of successful people and organisations is an ability to recognise and quickly learn from their mistakes. UK Equity Income Fund Manager Chris Murphy shares the lessons he has learned from an eventful career.

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Will COVID-19 concentrate corporate power

21 Jul. 2020

The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could see large firms cement their dominance over weaker rivals. We examine the implications for investors.

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Health first: Finding resilience in pharmaceuticals

2 Jul. 2020

COVID-19 has led to a new appreciation of the importance of healthcare in ensuring all members of society thrive. So where should investors be looking to find resilience in an industry facing enormous change?

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