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Market Pulse  •  01-Mar-2021  •  8:53 Min

There’s a Thin Line Between Easy and Tight Policy 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  24-Feb-2021

Equity Market Commentary - February 2021 

Andrew Slimmon
In his February TAKE, Andrew Slimmon explains an indicator he has watched spanning back to his days as a financial advisor in the 1990s.

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Global Equity Observer  •  24-Feb-2021

Insta-engagement 

Bruno Paulson, Laura Bottega
Having engaged with company management and their boards for more than 20 years, Bruno Paulson explains why the International Equity team favours meaningful long-term engagement over faddy box-ticking.

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Sustainable Investing  •  24-Feb-2021

Assess, Engage, Perform: The Value of ESG Integration within High Yield 

Sarah Harrison, Navindu Katugampola, Barbara Calvi
Integrating ESG considerations into the high yield market presents both challenges and opportunities for investors. The Global Fixed Income team provides tangible examples of how their ever-evolving ESG framework has helped contribute to both alpha generation and risk mitigation in the last year.

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Market Pulse  •  22-Feb-2021  •  10:22 Min

Clearing Initial Hurdles on the Track to Recovery 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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PATH  •  16-Feb-2021

Socially Divided 

Andrew Harmstone
The struggles of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic have brought into sharp focus long-standing social issues that affect every sector of the economy. The Global Balanced Risk Control Team looks at the investment implications.

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Market Pulse  •  16-Feb-2021  •  8:04 Min

Rising Yields v Sustainable Growth: What Tips the Scales? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Convergence  •  16-Feb-2021

Culture Quant Framework 

Counterpoint Global
Company culture is essential to unleashing the ingenuity that drives intangible investments, yet it continues to defy quantification. Counterpoint Global identified employee retention as a significant indicator of culture. They show how it correlates with attractive stock returns and how this analysis is integrated into their Sustainability Research process.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-Feb-2021

Alea iacta est ('the die is cast') 

Global Fixed Income Team
We want to own those areas that can withstand further macro/virus volatility and higher yields but have enough yield/spread to offer reasonable 2021 returns.

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Engagement Report  •  12-Feb-2021

ESG and Sustainable Investing Report 

Kristian Heugh, Marc Fox, Emily Tsui
The Global Opportunity team shares its annual report on ESG engagement activity.

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Insight audio  •  12-Feb-2021  •  6:31 Min

Emerging Market Allocation: How Much to Own? 

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macroeconomic Research for the Global Emerging Markets Team and Co-Manager of the Active International Allocation Portfolio, reviews three key approaches to answer the most popular question her team gets asked – "How much should we invest in EM?"

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Insight audio  •  12-Feb-2021  •  5:43 Min

Why We Believe Emerging Markets Are Poised for a Comeback 

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macroeconomic Research for the Global Emerging Markets Team and Co-Manager of the Active International Allocation Portfolio, outlines four trends she believes will lead to an EM comeback in the next five to ten years.

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Insight Article  •  10-Feb-2021

The Rise of Hedge Fund Co-Investments 

Jarrod Quigley
Hedge fund co-investments have an important role to play in client portfolios, explains AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team Managing Director Jarrod Quigley.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  09-Feb-2021

Why Crypto Is Coming Out of the Shadows 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, looks at how cryptocurrencies are rapidly gaining popular support as alternatives to gold and the dollar.

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Insight Article  •  09-Feb-2021

All we are saying is give EAFE a chance 

Bruno Paulson
Bruno Paulson suggests reasons to believe it may be possible for EAFE to “out-earn” the U.S. in 2021 and beyond.

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Insight Article  •  08-Feb-2021

Emerging Market Allocations: How Much to Own? 

Global Emerging Markets Team
The Global Emerging Markets Team argues that most investors own far less in EM than logical allocation models recommend, and are poised to miss an EM comeback.

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Market Pulse  •  08-Feb-2021  •  9:04 Min

Some Like it Hotter: The Inflation Debate Between Janet Yellen and Larry Summers 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Sustainable Investing  •  04-Feb-2021

A Low Carbon Tilt to Global Multi-Asset Investing  

Andrew Harmstone, Li Zhang, Christian Goldsmith
Not many multi-asset funds can say they invest with an eye toward the Paris Agreement’s objective of limiting global warming to 1.5° C. But the Global Balanced Sustainable Fund does just that.

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Insight Article  •  01-Feb-2021

Press Release to the Announcement pursuant to Section 14 para. 3 sentence 1 no. 2 of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz – WpÜG)  

As of today, the offer document for the voluntary public takeover offer (cash offer) of Kublai GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, an affiliate of funds managed and advised by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc., to the shareholders of Tele Columbus AG, Berlin, Germany, for the acquisition of their registered no-par-value shares in Tele Columbus AG (ISIN DE000TCAG172) as well as its non-binding English convenience translation are available for distribution free of charge at BNP Paribas Securities Services S.C.A., Frankfurt Branch, Europa-Allee 12, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Market Alert  •  01-Feb-2021  •  5:01 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: Volatile Markets Can Create Opportunities. Have a Plan. 

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Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Market Pulse  •  01-Feb-2021  •  7:11 Min

Despite Some Volatility, We Are Sticking With Our Reflation Thesis 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Global Equity Observer  •  31-Jan-2021

Avoiding losing money in equities 

Bruno Paulson
For earnings that can hold up in tough times, the International Equity Team explains why they advocate for high quality compounders.

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2021 Outlooks  •  27-Jan-2021

The More Rates Stay the Same, the More Things Change… 

Robert Leggett, Jonas Kolk, Brian Buck
The New Year celebration this year took different meaning than usual as many looked to turn a new chapter into 2021 and put the global pandemic-induced struggles of 2020 behind them. Read more about how the money market landscape may look this coming year.

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2021 Outlooks  •  26-Jan-2021

Promising Signs for Securitized Products 

Gregory Finck
The impacts of COVID-19 on risk and performance across securitized sectors have varied significantly. Yet, the Securitized Fixed Income team believes the market has reasonably adjusted credit spreads to reflect current risk profiles making a promising outlook for securitized assets in 2021.

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Market Pulse  •  25-Jan-2021

The Market Expects a Q2 Boom; The Virus Might Think Otherwise 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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2021 Outlooks  •  20-Jan-2021

Seeking Value in European High Yield 

Sarah Harrison, Shane McNamara
A closer look at the European High Yield sector reveals an improvement in quality over the long-term. Read why the Global Fixed Income team believes there is a compelling case to be made for investing in this sector in 2021.

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2021 Outlooks  •  19-Jan-2021

2021 Global Real Estate Outlook: Recovery, Re-Pricing and Reflationary Fundamentals 

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing
The uneven nature of the depth and timing of the expected economic recovery means more differentiated real estate investing opportunities. Morgan Stanley Real Assets Investing provide investors with an insight into what the new real estate cycle being ushered in may bring.

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Market Pulse  •  19-Jan-2021  •  7:06 Min

The Biden Stimulus Package Takes Center Stage  

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  15-Jan-2021

Market Timing in Private Investments 

Portfolio Solutions Group
In this paper, the PSG Team analyzes whether GPs have been able time the market and increase investments in favorable years. The team concludes that GPs have not historically taken advantage of market timing and thus investors should increase their commitments in order to obtain the desired exposure to investments at favorable valuations.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-Jan-2021

Everything’s Changed… Nothing’s Changed: Extraordinary Returns in an Extraordinary Year 

Global Fixed Income Team
Our Global Fixed Income team discuss an extraordinary 2020 and argue that monetary and fiscal policy will play a critical role in asset performance in 2021.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  12-Jan-2021

The Top Ten Trends of 2021 

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, unveils his top ten trends of 2021.

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2021 Outlooks  •  12-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Ruchir Sharma - Emerging Markets Equity Team  

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Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, outlines the three primary reasons why markets rallied in 2020 despite economic turmoil.

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2021 Outlooks  •  11-Jan-2021

Today’s Hedge Funds: Solutions to a 60/40 Problem 

Mark van der Zwan
With risk markets near historical highs and rates near zero, return expectations for traditional 60% equity /40% bond (60/40) portfolios are at the lowest level they’ve been in more than ten years. Against this backdrop, we see renewed interest in hedge funds, particularly in strategies that have evolved to complement 60/40 risk in very specific ways. Four strategies worth highlighting are high active risk, opportunistic investments, alternative yield and risk mitigation.

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2021 Outlooks  •  11-Jan-2021

Now It Gets Tougher 

Andrew Slimmon
Though we expect 2021 to be an overall good year for equities, we should anticipate a tougher road ahead, with a lot more volatility. Hear more from Andrew Slimmon, Head of our Applied Equity Advisors Team.

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Market Pulse  •  11-Jan-2021  •  7:35 Min

How High Can Yields Rise Before it Spells Trouble? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  11-Jan-2021  •  10:37 Min

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

Kevin Lynyak
Kevin Lynyak, Head of Fixed Income Managed Solutions and Lead Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, discusses trends, risks and opportunities in the fixed income markets. Listen now.

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2021 Outlooks  •  11-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Andrew Slimmon - Applied Equity Advisors Team 

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Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, provides a 60 second overview of why he believes that 2021 will be an overall good year for equities, but we should anticipate a tougher road ahead, with a lot more volatility.

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2021 Outlooks  •  10-Jan-2021

The Haze of Uncertainty Is Lifting 

Andrew Harmstone
Economic uncertainty wrought by COVID-19 and U.S. politics is dissipating. Our Global Balanced Risk Control Team discusses several likely growth catalysts in 2021 and what they mean for our positioning.

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2021 Outlooks  •  10-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Andrew Harmstone - Global Balanced Risk Control Team 

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Economic uncertainty wrought by COVID-19 and U.S. politics is dissipating. Andrew Harmstone, Head of the Global Balanced Risk Control Team, discusses several likely growth catalysts in 2021 and what they mean for our positioning.

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2021 Outlooks  •  05-Jan-2021

2021 Credit Outlook: Buy the Vaccine Reflation, Sell Expectations of a Policy Reversal 

Global Fixed Income Team
The Global Credit team believes the global economy is primed for a strong 2021 with Central Banks happy to run easy policy even when inflation starts to rise, politicians committed to growth policies and corporates focused on investment to take advantage of the fiscal drive and low cost of debt.

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2021 Outlooks  •  05-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Global Credit 

Richard Ford
Richard Ford, Portfolio Manager, Global Head of Credit, provides a 60 second overview of why the team believes that the global economy is primed for a strong 2021.

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Webinar  •  05-Jan-2021

Webinar: The Case for Investing in Euro Short Duration Fixed Income 

Richard Class
Richard Class, portfolio manager on the Global Fixed Income team talks about the rule of Short Duration Fixed Income Funds against the backdrop of low-interest rate environment.

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2021 Outlooks  •  04-Jan-2021

Rolling With the Punches: Why Investors Should Consider Convertibles in 2021  

Tom Wills
2020 will go down as an awful year in history, but as investors it is always important to look for opportunities created by major events. Tom Wills, Lead Portfolio Manager for Convertible Bonds, explains why amidst all of the devastation of 2020, convertible bonds thrived.

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2021 OUTLOOKS  •  04-Jan-2021

A Sustainable Future? 5 Sustainable Investing Themes That Will Define 2021 

Navindu Katugampola, Barbara Calvi
2020 was characterised by a renewed focus on sustainability both among investors and issuers. The Sustainable Fixed Income team highlights five areas of focus for sustainable investing for Fixed Income in the year ahead.

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Market Pulse  •  04-Jan-2021  •  7:25 Min

Yields Are Low, But Fixed Income Opportunities Exist if You Know Where to Look 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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2021 Outlooks  •  04-Jan-2021

Favourable Winds for Emerging Market Debt 

Eric Baurmeister, Warren Mar, Sahil Tandon
Conditions for EMD outperformance in 2021 appear to be in place. A global backdrop of steady, extended monetary accommodation, prospects of a large-scale deployment of COVID-19 vaccines, and expectations of fiscal stimulus in the U.S. should boost the growth-sensitive segments of the asset class.

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2021 Outlooks  •  04-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Emerging Markets Debt 

Eric Baurmeister
Eric Baurmeister, Portfolio Manager and Head of Emerging Markets Debt, provides a 60 second overview of why the team believes that conditions for EMD outperformance in 2021 appear to be in place.

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2021 Outlooks  •  04-Jan-2021

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: 5 Sustainable Investing Themes That Will Define 2021 

Barbara Calvi, Navindu Katugampola
Navindu Katugampola, Head of Sustainability for the Global Fixed Income Team, along with Barbara Calvi, highlight the 5 key themes that will shape the market for sustainable investing in 2021.

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2021 Outlooks  •  31-Dec-2020

From Solvency to Stimulus: What a Policy Shift Could Mean for Fixed Income Investors 

Michael Kushma, Jim Caron
Despite low levels of interest rates, there are many investment opportunities for 2021, but only if you know where to look. Michael Kushma, Chief Investment Officer for the Global Fixed Income Team, and Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, explore where they see opportunities in 2021.

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2021 Outlooks  •  31-Dec-2020

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Jim Caron - Global Fixed Income Team  

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Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides a 60 second overview of the factors impacting fixed income markets in 2021.

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2021 Outlooks  •  22-Dec-2020

The Year Ahead: The Roaring 20s or The Scary 20s? 

Bruno Paulson
We’re at the dawn of a new decade. Will it be a repeat of the Roaring 20s or something more subdued? Hear more from our International Equity Team’s Bruno Paulson.

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2021 Outlooks  •  22-Dec-2020

2021 60 Second Market Outlook: Bruno Paulson - International Equity Team 

Bruno Paulson
The development of COVID-19 vaccines has offered hope. However, even once the world returns to something like “normal”, we believe the legacy of the pandemic is the acceleration of three existing trends.

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Market Alert  •  21-Dec-2020  •  5:01 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: Investing Cash Into a Bull Market 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Consilient Observer  •  21-Dec-2020

WACC and Vol 

Michael Mauboussin, Dan Callahan
The weighed average cost of capital (WACC) and volatility (vol) generally move in lockstep, but 2020 is unusual because the cost of capital is well below its historical average and volatility is well above its historical average. The prime beneficiaries of these patterns are companies rich with real options. In this report, we define real options, discuss what businesses are likely to have them, review the valuation implications, and finish with a way to use real options analysis with traditional valuation.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  16-Dec-2020

The Heat Is On 

Global Fixed Income Team
Our Global Fixed Income team believe that vaccine makers, governments, legislators, central banks and citizens can deliver a bright economic future in 2021/22.

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Market Pulse  •  16-Dec-2020  •  9:42 Min

The Case for Commodities This Decade 

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macroeconomic Research for the Global Emerging Markets Team and Co-Manager of the Active International Allocation Portfolio, discusses commodities and their potential long-term benefit to emerging market economies.

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2021 Outlooks  •  15-Dec-2020

The World Will Look Radically Different in 2021 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
The Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their outlook for 2021 in ‘The World Will Look Radically Different in 2021.'

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Market Pulse  •  14-Dec-2020  •  7:11 Min

A Few Things Still on the Shopping List: Macro and Politics Do Not Take Days Off 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Media Appearance  •  09-Dec-2020

Michael Mauboussin Op-Ed Feature in Financial Times 

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Why value investing still works in markets – To buy something for less than it is worth is as useful as ever.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  08-Dec-2020

When Commodities Rise, So Will Emerging Markets  

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, argues that commodity prices are poised for a comeback in the 2020s, and that emerging markets will rise accordingly.

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Global Equity Observer  •  08-Dec-2020

A Value Rally Ahead? Looking in the Rear-View Mirror 

Nic Sochovsky, Dirk Hoffmann-Becking
After the extraordinary rally in growth stocks over the summer, is the market poised for a value rally? And what does that mean for quality portfolios? The International Equity team evaluates.

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Market Pulse  •  07-Dec-2020  •  6:59 Min

Will the U.S. Job Loss Scarring Be Permanent? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  04-Dec-2020

Equity Market Commentary - December 2020 

Andrew Slimmon
In his December TAKE, Andrew Slimmon discusses his latest thoughts on equity markets as we come to the close of 2020.

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Sustainable Investing  •  04-Dec-2020

Proxy Season 2020: Tales From the Trenches 

Drew Hambly
MSIM discusses three trends observed during the largely virtual 2020 proxy voting season.

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Market Pulse  •  03-Dec-2020  •  03:09 Min

Lead With Leaders 

Vishal Gupta
Vishal Gupta is optimistic on structural themes of B2B technology spend, Fintech, e-commerce and Healthcare among others to drive growth in emerging markets in the years ahead. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Dec-2020

The Year Ahead for the U.S.: Fundamental Challenges Exist, but Policy Will Prevail 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides a timely insight on the fixed income markets today.

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Media Appearance  •  30-Nov-2020

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners Recognized by Inc. as a Top 50 Private Equity Firm for Entrepreneurs and Family-Owned Businesses 

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Inc.'s second annual list of founder-friendly private equity firms shines a light on 50 shops that have had success supporting founder-led companies. To compile the list, Inc. went straight to the source: entrepreneurs who have sold to private equity. It's a group that's been expanding for more than two decades. In the U.S., the number of PE-backed businesses has grown 30 percent compared with 2015, according to research firm PitchBook.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Nov-2020  •  7:42 Min

What the Bond Market Is Telling Us About the Future of the Economy 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Press reprint  •  25-Nov-2020

Good practice for gender advocates in asset management 

Laura Bottega
2020 appears as a watershed year for diversity in the workplace. Laura Bottega talks about her experience as a woman in a male dominated industry, her efforts to advocate for gender diversity, and distils the lessons learned along the way.

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Insight Video  •  19-Nov-2020  •  4:29 Min

Emerging Markets Leaders Q&A 

Vishal Gupta, Steve Sun
In this video, the portfolio manager and portfolio specialist for Emerging Markets Leaders Strategy share how they find investment opportunities, why macro trends are important, in which countries they find investable companies and when they believe it is the right time to invest.

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PATH  •  18-Nov-2020  •  2:39 Min

After the US Election: Where are the Opportunities? [Audio] 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
Christian Goldsmith shares the GBaR team’s latest market views.

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Market Pulse  •  16-Nov-2020  •  6:24 Min

First Look at 2021: Too Much Liquidity Chasing Too Few Assets 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Press reprint  •  15-Nov-2020

Neha Champaneria Markle named in the WSJ Women to Watch list 

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The Wall Street Journal names AIP Private Markets’ Neha Champaneria Markle in their annual Women to Watch list of top female talent in Private Equity.

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  15-Nov-2020

Multi-Asset Portfolios: Low Yields, Inflation Risk Ahead 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Multi-Asset Portfolios: Low Yields, Inflation Risk Ahead."

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Market Alert  •  11-Nov-2020  •  5:26 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: Opportunities Abound 

Andrew Slimmon
Andrew Slimmon, Head of the Applied Equity Advisors Team, offers a timely perspective on what is shaping the markets now as well as insights on investment opportunities and risk within global equities. Listen to his Market Alert.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  11-Nov-2020

How Big Are the Waves? 

Global Fixed Income Team
With the U.S. election in the rear-view mirror, the scope of fiscal stimulus and a resurgent virus remain two big questions for the global economy and bond markets.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  10-Nov-2020

The Pandemic's Silver Lining  

Ruchir Sharma
Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, explains how economic reform in emerging economies is the pandemic’s silver lining.

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PATH  •  10-Nov-2020

US Presidential Election: The State of Play 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Market Pulse  •  09-Nov-2020  •  7:21 Min

Presidential Election Series: The 4 Major Market Implications of a “No Blue Wave” Scenario 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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MARKET PULSE  •  05-Nov-2020  •  1:00:12 Min

Hear the replay: U.S. Election 2020 Debrief 

Jim Caron, Andrew Slimmon
Morgan Stanley Investment Management portfolio managers shared their views on the likely impact of the U.S. presidential election on the economy and the markets.

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Engagement Report  •  03-Nov-2020

Engage - Autumn 2020 

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The latest edition of Engage, the International Equity Team’s semi-annual update on their ESG engagement activity.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Nov-2020  •  6:25 Min

Presidential Election Series: Expect More Questions Than Answers – and Rising Volatility 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Oct-2020  •  09:39 Min

The Markets and Presidential Elections Through a Historical Lens 

Jitania Kandhari
Jitania Kandhari, Head of Macroeconomic Research for the Global Emerging Markets Team and Co-Portfolio Manager of the Active International Allocation Portfolio, takes a historical look at the markets and presidential elections.

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INSIGHT AUDIO  •  30-Oct-2020

Presidential Election Series With Jim Caron 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Insight Article  •  29-Oct-2020

AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team Review and Outlook 

Christopher Morser
The AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team provides its view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and its outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.

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Insight Article  •  29-Oct-2020

AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team Review and Outlook 

Christopher Morser
The AIP Hedge Fund Solutions Team provides its view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and its outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.

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Sustainable Investing  •  28-Oct-2020

ESG in Sovereign Fixed Income Investing: Identifying Opportunities, Correcting Biases 

Soledad Lopez, Navindu Katugampola, Barbara Calvi
The Global Fixed Income Team’s newly enhanced Sovereign Sustainability Model is a significantly updated and comprehensive approach to evaluating ESG performance for Sovereign issuers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  26-Oct-2020

4 Steps to Sustainable Investing  

Asset owners who embrace sustainable investing face a steep implementation curve. Adopting these four steps can guide a dynamic strategy for the long term.

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Market Pulse  •  26-Oct-2020  •  7:44 Min

Presidential Election Series: Pricing in the Return of Demand 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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PATH  •  23-Oct-2020

Market Update: A Silver Lining on the Horizon 

Andrew Harmstone, Manfred Hui, Christian Goldsmith
The GBaR team provides an update on its latest market views and asset allocation positioning.

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Market Pulse  •  19-Oct-2020

Presidential Election Series: The Impact of the Tax and Spending Plans 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies, provides timely insights on what’s driving fixed income markets today. Listen now.

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  19-Oct-2020

U.S. Industrials Poised to Outperform 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: 'U.S. Industrials Poised to Outperform.'

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Global Equity Observer  •  19-Oct-2020

Resilient Compounders: Worth Every Penny 

William Lock, Bruno Paulson
The International Equity Team’s three global strategies, on average, have earnings that are flat year to date, versus a 15% fall for the MSCI World Index as a whole. Bruno Paulson muses why high quality compounders don’t command a larger premium.

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EDGE  •  19-Oct-2020