Coronavirus: Investment Team Weekly Update
In recent months, events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to evolve, with markets experiencing high levels of volatility. In such an environment, it is important that investors have timely access to information that can help with their decision making.
Every week, you can read the latest updates from our investment teams around their portfolio positioning, performance, flows and liquidity, and their outlook.
You can also watch a replay of our special edition webinar which focuses on healthcare, biotechnology and longevity and the urgent need to find a solution.
China’s net zero
We focus this week on China’s decision to become carbon neutral by 2060.
Policy hurdles, political dilemmas
After some U-turns from the US President and although discussions are continuing, no deal has been found on a new fiscal stimulus package.
Still waiting for the US cavalry
The Payroll data for September confirmed that the recovery of the US labour market is stalling. The fact that employment failed to grow outside the hospitality sector suggests the difficulties go wel ...
Equities range update
Global Technology strategy update
Equity markets have been both volatile and challenging over the past several weeks, as investors attempt to assess the impact and duration of the Coronavirus outbreak.
UK Mid Cap strategy update
Equity markets have been both volatile and challenging in recent weeks, due to the unfolding economic and social effects of the coronavirus.
Digital Economy strategy update
The Digital Economy strategy rebounded strongly in April following the broad sell off across equity markets in March.
Robotech strategy update
After a strong rebound in April, May has so far been a positive month of performance for the Robotech strategy, outperforming global equity markets (MSCI AC World).
Fixed Income update
Sterling Credit Short Duration Bond strategy update
Despite an extremely challenging market environment, the strategy has performed in-line with expectations, holding up well in March despite the sterling corporate bond market experiencing its worst e ...
Global Short Duration Bonds strategy update
The strategy continues to perform in-line with other short-dated investment grade markets and year-to-date has avoided the large drawdowns experienced in high yield and emerging markets.