July 2020

Investment style rotations - growth versus value

William Davies

CIO, EMEA & Global Head of Equities

How the 2020s could be similar to the last decade with low growth, inflation and interest rates; and how quality should outperform value in this environment

July 2020

Asset Allocation Update

Maya Bhandari

Portfolio Manager

Clipping back risk appetite

We all know – or rather, have heard of – Warren Buffet. One of his more famous mantras is: to get rich you need to be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. Of course, this is much harder than it sounds, particularly over the long term. But it captures well how we have traversed asset markets in the short but tumultuous recent months, raising our appetite for risk near the March nadir, and then reversing back down to neutral at the end of June.

July 2020

A drift higher for risk markets.


In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.

July 2020

Shipping: a social industry making environmental strides

Benjamin Kelly and Ash Kelso

Senior Analyst, Global Research and Head of Asset Management, Infrastructure Investment

Transport assets remind us that, within ESG investing, ‘S’ can be just as important as ‘E’ and ‘G’, and focussing on the environment and governance at the expense of social aspects can be detrimental

June 2020

Fixed Income: Video update

Gene Tannuzzo

Deputy Head of Fixed Income

Deputy Head of Fixed Income, Gene Tannuzzo, on how Columbia Threadneedle is analysing the impact of Covid-19 on Fixed Income markets, and finding opportunity in this environment

June 2020

UK equities: Operation Dynamo to the rescue?

Richard Colwell

Head of UK Equities

Investors have been rocked by extreme market moves since the beginning of the pandemic and we are operating in a world of extremes. But what does the future hold for UK equities?

June 2020

Good as gold.


In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.

19 June 2020

Market updates

Investment Team Updates


Investment updates from the Fixed Income, US equities, European equities, Japanese equities and Multi-asset teams

12 June 2020

An equities ‘barbell’ strategy amid continued uncertainty

Natasha Ebtehadj and Felicity Long

Portfolio Manager and Client Portfolio Manager

We try to avoid the temptation to say, “we live in unprecedented times”. After all, remarkable things happen all the time and it is our successful navigation of them that will add value for our clients. But there is no doubt we are currently living through one of the most significant events in recent economic history – what may become termed the “Great Covid Recession”.

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