1210 insights found

Fixed income

COVID-19 has shaken up high yield and put opportunities on the table

The asset class is always prepared for a crisis, but the uneven impact of the virus means fundamental credit analysis is more important than ever .

UK Equities

UK Multi-Cap strategy - We are encouraged by the operational updates of UK listed businesses

Global equities were up in July in local-currency terms, but down in sterling due to the relative strength of the pound.

UK Equities

UK Mid Cap strategy - Growing evidence of corporate cashflows being used to repay government financial support

Global equities were up in July in local-currency terms, but down in sterling due to the relative strength of the pound. Growth continued to outperform value in all major markets, most notably in the ...

Fixed income

Global Strategic Bonds strategy - Strong month across the board for fixed income

Core government bond yields lowered over the month, breaking recent tight range

The Evolving Economy

Global Technology strategy - An improved sense of confidence from companies, in contrast to the significant lack of visibility when they reported their last quarter

During July, the MSCI World index fell by 1.4% , although this was mostly currency related as the US dollar weakened. The technology sector outperformed, finishing the month slightly negative with t ...

Fixed income

Why might China’s property dollar bonds remain a resilient yield generator?

The Evolving Economy

Global Thematics strategy - Q2 2020 corporate earnings results have allowed management teams to articulate improved visibility for the second half of the year

Global equity markets performed well during July, supported by second quarter corporate earnings which have largely beaten expectations and, in some cases, have allowed management teams to articulate ...

The Evolving Economy

Longevity Economy strategy - Strategy outperformed benchmark as global equities continued to rally

The rally in global equities continued unabated as the MSCI AC World Index rose in July following on from the strongest quarterly performance since 2009 despite a pandemic that continues to grip the ...

The Evolving Economy

Clean Economy strategy - We see an increased emphasis in Europe on the importance of shifting to a circular economy

Global equity markets continued their strong performance through July. Growth has continued to outperform Value during the month, and investors continue to reward those sectors which appear to benefi ...