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The latest thought leadership from Morgan Stanley Investment Management highlights key themes and investment ideas for the recent market volatility.

INVESTMENT INSIGHT
Global Macro - Why Now?
Sep 4, 2018

Against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty and potentially increased volatility, we felt it would be timely to share our insights on Global Macro.

GLOBAL FIXED INCOME INSIGHTS
When Will the Cycle End?
Sep 19, 2018

Jim Caron analyses economic cycle indicators and concludes we are closer to the mid-point of the cycle rather than the late point.

GLOBAL FIXED INCOME BULLETIN
Too Much of a Good Thing?
Oct 10, 2018

The Global Fixed Income team discusses if too much recent U.S. growth is still good for the global economy.

GLOBAL EQUITY OBSERVER
Another Emerging Markets Wobble?
Sep 17, 2018

In response to the latest emerging markets wobble, the International Equity Team argues that a focus on the fundamentals is the best way to avoid the destruction of capital.

International Equity

Strategy
Global Franchise Strategy
Invests in global high-quality, franchise businesses, characterized by dominant intangible assets, high returns on invested capital and strong free-cash-flow generation.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
INVESTMENT INSIGHT
Head to Head: Global Franchise and Global Quality
Mar 21, 2018

The International Equity Team’s Laura Bottega poses some topical questions about the team's Global Franchise and Global Quality Strategies to portfolio manager Bruno Paulson.

MACRO INSIGHT
Quality Companies in Today’s Market Environment
Apr 25, 2017

Bruno Paulson explains why consumer staples performance is more about earnings than interest rates.

Strategy
Global Quality Strategy
Invests in high-quality resilient companies with strong management, high returns on capital, and strong free-cash-flow generation.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
Strategy
Global Sustain Strategy
Invests in 25-50 high-quality, world class companies at reasonable valuations that can sustain their high returns on operating capital over the long term.

Capability : Active Fundamental Equity
Team : International Equity Team
GLOBAL EQUITY OBSERVER
It’s All About The Earnings

The one sure fact about the next downturn is that it will be different from the last one. The International Equity Team ask which sectors really are defensive.

Global Fixed Income
Macro Insight
The Beginning of a New Era in Fixed Income
Sep 07, 2018
We’re undergoing a seismic shift in fixed income and portfolio manager Jim Caron, discusses why you should consider if you're prepared for the changing landscape.
Macro Insight
Is the Stress Systemic or Idiosyncratic?
Sep 17, 2018
The Global Fixed Income team discusses if the stresses which affected the markets in August were predominantly idiosyncratic or if there are more sinister systemic issues at work.
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