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21 June 2024

James Coke

Fund Manager & Co-head of Institutional UK Real Estate

Emma Gullifer

Assistant Fund Manager

Green to gold: realising opportunities from the carbon transition

We explore the interventions required to monetise green energy, and how investors might benefit from the carbon transition.
Read time - 2 min
20 June 2024

Gary Smith

Client Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

What do geopolitical risks mean for central bank FX reserves managers?

Two major industry surveys show that adjusting for geopolitical challenges will impact the way foreign exchange reserves are managed
Read time - 8 min
19 June 2024

Sally Springer

Senior Thematic Research Analyst, Global Research

Human capital – supply: the impact of demographic transition on investments

Working populations are in decline, with the demographic dividend that has supported economic growth in many developed markets under threat. This will have a direct impact on the firms in which we invest.
Read time - 8 min
17 June 2024

Steven Bell

Chief Economist, EMEA

Elections, interest rates and markets

A record year for elections – but what do they mean for markets?
Watch time - 4 min
14 June 2024

Gene Tannuzzo

Global Head of Fixed Income

Fixed-income outlook: Shifting opportunities for bond investors

In an environment of tighter credit spreads, investors will have to look closely to find relative value.
Read time - 1 min
7 June 2024

Roman Gaiser

Head of High Yield, EMEA

David Backhouse

Portfolio Manager, High Yield

High yield: once again doing what it says on the tin

Yields have become more attractive, and volatility is creating opportunities for active management. As such, we believe current market conditions are a compelling opportunity for investors to reconsider their fixed income allocations.
Read time - 3 min
3 June 2024

Steven Bell

Chief Economist, EMEA

Politics, Inflation & Interest Rates

ECB to cut rates this week.
Watch time - 4 min
22 May 2024

Joanna Tano

Head of Research, Europe, Real Estate (EMEA)

UK Real estate – Overview Q1 2024

Total returns for the UK commercial property market turned positive in Q1 2024.
Read time - 3 min
21 May 2024

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Water in crisis – searching for solutions

With too much, too little or too toxic water the world is facing a water crisis. We explore key issues and challenges before highlighting some of the companies promoting better water management.
Read time - 3 min
20 May 2024

Steven Bell

Chief Economist, EMEA

Inflation falls: how far will interest rates follow?

Inflation is finally falling in the US, UK and Europe, but will we see greater dispersion in central bank actions?
Watch time - 4 min
17 May 2024

Catherine Joint

EM Corporate Research Analyst

Ukrainian corporates are making a comeback – but is it temporary?

Businesses are taking differing approaches to managing their debt, and as we approach the point where paused repayments will resume, markets are looking at the ability of companies to uphold them.
Read time - 3 min
13 May 2024

Steven Bell

Chief Economist, EMEA

Rate cuts to start in June

In Europe, a June cut is likely – but what about the UK and US?.
Watch time - 6 min
9 May 2024

Tom Southon

Senior Analyst, High Yield

Aggressive liability management activity pushes defaults higher

Higher default rate in European High Yield driven by a growing trend of aggressive liability management activity among over-levered issuers, increasing the risk of balance sheet restructuring events.
Read time - 3 min
9 May 2024

Christopher Hult

Portfolio Manager, Fixed income

Paul Smillie

Senior Credit Analyst

Irish banks: a classic turnaround tale... and opportunity

The sector has gone from being one of the riskiest in Europe to among the safest – an excellent example of the situations we look for, and that our deep research and bottom-up approach allows us to benefit from.
Read time - 3 min
7 May 2024

Steven Bell

Chief Economist, EMEA

Interest rate cuts back on the agenda

Pessimism about the prospects for US interest rates cuts has been growing steadily as 2024 has developed. But there was a big change last Friday.
Watch time - 6 min
26 April 2024

Decarbonising Steel: redefining the value chain and the role of iron ore miners

The need to decarbonise is driving innovation in the steel sector, which in turn is reshaping the global value chain for one of its key inputs – iron ore.
Read time - 1 min
25 April 2024

Joanna Tano

Head of Research, Europe, Real Estate (EMEA)

UK Real Estate: Talking Points April 2024

Our quarterly snapshot of current real estate market trends.
Read time - 2 min
23 April 2024

Robert Plant

Director, Portfolio Manager, Multi Asset Solutions

Earnings season: Will Q1 earnings deliver?

After a strong start to the earnings season, a big week lies ahead.
Watch time - 5 min
22 April 2024

Olivia Watson

Senior Thematic Research Analyst

Regulation set to supercharge push on plastics

Voluntary recycled plastic goals haven't really worked, but markets representing 30% of global GDP now have firm targets. How will companies and investors cope?
Read time - 3 min

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