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All Change

Vaccinations and the pandemic are still taking different paths globally, leading to ongoing change but economic recovery remains. Andrew Lake explains why earnings and the broader vaccination outlook will be key to the sustainability of the recovery story.

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Accessing the climate transition opportunity

What does this really mean for both investors and their clients? How motivated are investors to choose investments for the truly long term and the more holistic outcome of climate reduction, de-carbonisation and ultimately sustainable ESG policies?

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Inflation and how to deal with it.

Inflation and how to deal with it. Andrew Lake looks at the possible inflation scenarios and the concept of ‘good’ inflation.

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Staying in focus

Euphoria in global fixed income markets one minute to gloom the next! Should we be worried? Read Andrew Lake’s latest insight here

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Which direction?

Much like the container ship in the Suez Canal, the financial markets – for the most part – have been fairly immovable of late both in the face of several conflicting themes – hope, better data, a “third wave” of the virus in Europe and a fairly haphazard global campaign of vaccination. The likelihood is that the second quarter will be much more positive for a number of reasons. Andrew Lake explains more.

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Groundhog day

Here we go again: Europe is experiencing more lockdowns. We are seeing some signs of a resurgence of the virus in certain states across the US. What does this mean to the economic growth prospects across each region? Andrew Lake explains more.

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A brief holding pattern

Fixed income markets remain in a holding pattern. Meanwhile, the prospect of rising economic growth with stimulus is creating anxiety about inflation. Should we be worried?

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HIGHER YIELDS, HIGHER GROWTH...THAT'S OK ISN'T IT?

It has been a rollercoaster of a ride for US Treasuries recently. Where next? Andrew Lake shares his insight into the week’s events in fixed income markets.

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Reflation? Taper tantrum?

The main subject of interest in fixed income markets is the reflationary argument. What is the impact and should we be concerned about rising inflation and interest rates?

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Impressive start to February

An impressive start to February in global fixed income markets. Are financial markets over-extended? Andrew Lake provides his insight into inflation, bubbles and the US dollar.

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How bad is it?

Where next? Despite stronger economic data, markets are consolidating and vaccine nationalism is emerging. What’s going to be the driver of fixed income markets over the next few weeks? And does the outlook for 2021 remain positive?

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2021 – the year of convertibles

2021 – the year of convertibles. Why is inflation, new issuance and valuation good for global convertibles this year? Find out more here from Nicolas Cremieux.

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Here we go again

The ‘Blue Wave’ is finally here, but this is against a backdrop of rising political tensions in the US and inflation moving back on the agenda. What does this mean for fixed income markets?

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Two schools of thought continue

There are still two clearly defined schools of thought – more normality in 2021 with the vaccine news and concerns about the efficacy of vaccine distribution and the impact this will have on global economies. Andrew Lake gives his insight into how this impacts fixed income markets as we approach the end of 2020.

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The New Normal

Read our Multi-Asset team’s insight into positioning Multi-Asset strategies in the new normal, where they outline their cautious yet optimistic approach and what the recent vaccine announcements mean for equities.

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Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

The recent vaccine news is very positive and 2021 could be a solid year for some parts of fixed income, especially in areas such as the fallen angels. However, quality in this environment remains key. Andrew Lake provides weekly insight into global fixed income markets.

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A roller coaster week

US Presidential Election - certainty is good but all eyes are now on the Senate. Andrew Lake, Head of Global Fixed Income, provides weekly insight into global fixed income markets.

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The rocky road to election victory

The ‘Blue Wave’ is not coming and it looks increasingly likely that the US Congress will remain split. What next? Andrew Lake, Head of Global Fixed Income, outlines what this means in navigating global fixed income.

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Lockdowns and the US Election

Lockdowns are looming and the US Presidential Election is upon us. Andrew Lake, Head of Fixed Income, covers what this means for fixed income markets, the importance of the ‘blue wave’ in the US and why control of the senate is critical.

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Finding liquidity and quality

Daniel Moreno, Head of Emerging Market Debt, outlines why liquidity and quality are important ingredients today and tomorrow.

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Contributors

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Andrew Lake

Head of Global Fixed Income, with 25 years’ experience in navigating fixed income markets

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Fatima Luis

Senior portfolio manager with over 25 years of experience in fixed income, including high yield and strategic bond strategies

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Daniel Moreno

Head of Emerging Market Debt, with over 21 years’ experience in this asset class and a specialist in managing blended Emerging Market Debt strategies

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Puneet Singh

Senior portfolio manager, with over 14 years’ experience in financial markets and a specialist in Emerging Market Debt