Latest multi-asset & multi-strategy thinking

Income: A dangerous love affair

11 May 2021

Beauty is only skin deep, as the saying goes. Francois de Bruin explains what this piece of wisdom means for yield-hungry income investors.

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David takes on Goliath: Retail investors show they are a force to be reckoned with

28 Apr. 2021

Recent events have shown the increasing influence of retail investors, although long-term financial success will continue to depend on making the right fundamental calls, argues Peter Fitzgerald.

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Multi-asset allocation views: Loose policy doesn’t rule out a steeper curve

15 Apr. 2021

While inflation is expected to rise after last year’s lows, it will likely be transitory. Sunil Krishnan explores what this means for the economy, yield curves and equity markets.

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Lean on me: How can bond investors influence government climate action?

25 Mar. 2021

The coronavirus epidemic has further accelerated the rise of ESG into the investment mainstream. As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments on climate change, argues Thomas Dillon.

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Why it is getting harder to assess value in financial markets

19 Mar. 2021

Massive intervention by central banks and governments in recent years has left investors struggling to value financial assets.

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Zero rates: Too much of a good thing?

9 Mar. 2021

The inexorable rise in asset prices caused by the seemingly never-ending era of monetary easing is calling into question long-held investment beliefs, as members of our multi-asset & macro and equities teams explain.

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From crisis comes opportunity: What’s normal now?

2 Mar. 2021

Big challenges bring us the opportunity to think differently. Our investment teams reveal what they have learnt from COVID-19, and how they are preparing to face whatever ‘normal’ emerges in a post-pandemic world.

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Multi-asset allocation views: Room to grow

16 Feb. 2021

The early part of a year gives investors an opportunity to take stock. Sunil Krishnan reflects on how the current environment is shaping our views for multi-asset portfolios.

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Our annual letter to company chairpersons

15 Jan. 2021

As part of our engagement efforts, every January we send a letter to the chairs of companies we invest in (and some we don’t, but still want to use our influence with) to set out our stewardship priorities for the year. Here, in full, is our 2021 letter.

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Vaccine hope, Biden and central bank policy: The outlook for multi-asset in 2021

17 Dec. 2020

Sunil Krishnan highlights some of the themes that will shape multi-asset investing in 2021.

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Liquidity, uneven recoveries and debt sustainability: The outlook for emerging-market debt in 2021

17 Dec. 2020

Liam Spillane, head of emerging market debt at Aviva Investors, picks three themes that could have a big say in how the asset class performs in 2021.

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COVID, climate and Black Lives Matter: The stories that defined 2020

10 Dec. 2020

We select some of our key pieces of content in a year of unending drama.

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AIQ Investment Thinking

Get our perspective on key themes influencing investment markets globally.
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House View

A quarterly publication which encapsulates the thinking of our investment team.

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