‘Big is best’ is not an adage that we subscribe to with the Threadneedle Global Smaller Companies strategy: we concentrate on high-quality growing companies that we believe are undervalued by the market – and we do so on a global scale.
Trump’s trade policy: the EMFX impactSubscription
In our view, an escalatory trade war could hurt Mexico and South East Asia most, while South America looks more insulated.
Global Listed Property Review: February 2018Subscription
The global economic expansion continued in the fourth quarter of 2017, capping o a year where all major regions experienced healthy macroeconomic conditions.
Environmental, social and governance nvesting has reached a number of significant milestones, particularly in the area of fixed- income investment-grade credit strategies.
Top-down or bottom-up?Subscription
In this Insights, we assess the benefits and drawbacks of the various single factor and multi-factor portfolio construction techniques using metrics such as factor exposure, the number of factors targeted, and concentration measures such as Effective N.
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Each month IPE surveys around 100 asset managers with one or more European segregated mandates for their predictions for equities, bonds and currency markets in the next 6 to 12 months
Given the similarities between the February 2018 and February 2017 expectations surveys, it may be appropriate to wish everyone a ‘happy same year’. This is not to be taken lightly. Nor is it meant to overlook that while responses may look similar, there are no guarantees global markets will not change or even break in 2018....read more