Latest multi-asset & multi-strategy thinking

The rise of retail investors

17 Jun 2021

Individual investors have long been derided for buying and selling investments at the worst possible moment. But recent events suggest this characterisation is outdated.

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For richer, for poorer? Post-COVID economic fortunes likely to diverge

15 Jun 2021

The global economy looks to be recovering from the COVID-19 outbreak faster than once seemed likely. However, a big divergence in prospects is emerging between richer and poorer nations.

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A tale of two hemispheres: Economic recovery from COVID-19

26 May 2021

While much of the developed world appears to be on the road to recovery, aided by the rapid roll-out of vaccines, the outlook for many poorer countries is far less favourable, says Ian Pizer.

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Multi-asset allocation views: Equities on a style merry-go-round

18 May 2021

Although economic growth, operating leverage and valuations support equities, it is too early to tell whether value stocks are finally set to make a comeback, says Sunil Krishnan.

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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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The new struggle for global supremacy could disrupt financial markets

17 Mar 2021

China’s economic rise threatens US supremacy and the global economic and financial order built up since 1945.

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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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