The investment landscape is changing as savers and governments place greater scrutiny on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In this piece we highlight the driving forces and discuss the ways in which investors can include ESG factors
Investment grade credit has been a standout performer in 2019. Given the ongoing macro uncertainty and recent spread tightening, can the rally continue?
Investment grade and high yield credit in emerging markets have delivered divergent performance over the summer. Could this trend reverse, or is investor caution warranted in the high yield space?
For much of this year, the global economy’s weak spot has been the manufacturing sector but in recent months this weakness appears to have broadened out to the services sector.
Our 2020 Long-Term Capital Market Assumptions (LTCMAs) present our forecasts for economic growth, inflation and asset returns over the next 10 to 15 years.
Incorporating Environmental, Social & Governance
The UK population are returning to the polls, in a bid to resolve the Brexit impasse. Abundant uncertainties about the election result argue against significant positioning in sterling assets in either direction.
A slew of fundamental developments over the week suggests the macroeconomic backdrop continues to deteriorate, and yet bond markets are still generating strong returns across not only safe havens but also risk assets. Can this momentum persist into Sept.
This weekly update provides a snapshot of changes in the economy and markets and their implications for investors.
Given our view that the global economy is just as likely to contract as expand over the next three-to-six months, is it now time to position fixed income portfolios more defensively?