About The Little Book of Data
While we cannot remove the effort involved with seeing and understanding, by paying more attention to visual representations of data we can reduce some of the burden – particularly as the information age continues to drown us all.
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Climate adaptation and resilience: Preparing for a warmer, wilder world
22 Mar 2023
Millions of hours have been spent negotiating net-zero targets, but many human-led climate impacts are already locked in. Our credit and equities portfolio managers explain where they see opportunities in solutions providers that will help society adapt for the new reality.
Access all areas: Multi-asset investing in real assets
20 Mar 2023
Zoe Austin makes the case for a multi-asset investment approach in real assets.
Global equity income: Swimming against the tide
14 Mar 2023
Despite the recent upturn in global equities, Richard Saldanha explains why investors should be cautious in chasing a cyclical rally.
China, the Fed and fiscal buffers: What next for emerging-market debt
13 Mar 2023
While uncertainty around the US rate-hiking cycle is affecting appetite for emerging-market debt, discerning investors can still find attractive opportunities in 2023, say Aaron Grehan and Carmen Altenkirch.
Engaging on neurodiversity: What can be learned from other DE&I initiatives
10 Mar 2023
Many diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives have seen improvements in recent years, but neurodiversity has not progressed at the same pace. Abigail Herron explores what can be applied from other successful DE&I campaigns to put neurodiversity firmly in the spotlight.
Multi-asset & multi-strategy
Multi-asset allocation views: Investing in the age of the polycrisis
9 Mar 2023
The interlinked nature of multiple global events – known as the polycrisis – can create challenges and opportunities for investors. Sunil Krishnan explores the potential winners, losers and areas of change.
Gas versus renewables: Does natural gas have a future?
8 Mar 2023
The war in Ukraine has thrown up huge uncertainties around the role of gas in the energy system. Experts from our credit, ESG and real assets teams discuss the implications for traditional energy and renewables companies.
What does the data say? Three charts multi-asset investors should know about
6 Mar 2023
We take a visual approach to explain what’s happening with bonds, equities and oil.
To build or not to build, that is the question: Decarbonising the built environment
28 Feb 2023
We assess the financial and environmental pros and cons of developing new buildings versus retrofitting old ones.
An introduction to money market funds
27 Feb 2023
Alastair Sewell offers a guide to money market funds and the vital role they play in cash management for corporate treasurers and institutional investors.
Finding a new equilibrium: What’s next for real estate debt?
24 Feb 2023
Gregor Bamert discusses what lies ahead for the sector in 2023.
Illiquidity premia in real assets: Q1 2023
23 Feb 2023
Our real assets research team crunch the data to see how rising inflation and interest rates are reflected in private market returns.
Pragmatism, policy and pace: An interview with Julie Hirigoyen
20 Feb 2023
The chief executive of the UK Green Building Council sets out her blueprint for a net-zero-aligned property and construction industry. Words by Miles Costello.
Multi-asset & multi-strategy
Why inflation is likely to prove sticky
17 Feb 2023
Central banks will find it far harder to eradicate inflation than markets anticipate and will be in no hurry to ease off on rate hikes, argues Ian Pizer.
Bank securities: Unloved, but why?
16 Feb 2023
Oliver Judd and Betty Sanchez Torres argue that despite a recovery in prices, banking sector securities continue to offer value so long as a deeper recession is avoided.
When equity becomes debt: The untapped potential of amortising-lease real estate
15 Feb 2023
Institutional investors seeking alternatives to bonds may find amortising leases a compelling option, writes Mark Wells.