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Tales From the Emerging World  •  07-Apr-2021

Brazil: Populism versus Commodities  

Ruchir Sharma
Will doubts about economic reform prevent Brazil from capitalizing on the nascent revival of commodity prices in emerging markets? Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, discusses.

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Sustainable Investing  •  31-Mar-2021

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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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  31-Mar-2021

Will the Bond Bear Kill the Equity Bull? 

Cyril Moulle-Berteaux, Sergei Parmenov
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Will the Bond Bear Kill the Equity Bull?"

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Global Equity Observer  •  31-Mar-2021

Why big brands thrive in a digital age 

Nic Sochovsky
Hasn’t the internet leveled the playing field for big and small brands? Nic Sochovsky of the International Equity team looks at why big brands continue to thrive in the digital age.

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Market Pulse  •  30-Mar-2021  •  8:42 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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Caron’s Corner  •  29-Mar-2021  •  6:21 Min

After the U.S. in Q1, Where Is the Next Big Growth Surprise? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Insight Article  •  25-Mar-2021

Why Emerging Markets Leaders Now? 

Vishal Gupta
Investors seeking a risk-managed approach to emerging markets growth should consider Emerging Markets Leaders their guide, says Portfolio Manager, Vishal Gupta.

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Caron’s Corner  •  22-Mar-2021

Have We Reached ‘‘Peak Surprise” for 2021? 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  21-Mar-2021

ESG Investing: Living in a Material World 

Leslie Delany
Can exemplary corporate behavior on ESG issues really translate into better financial results? As Leslie Delany of the Applied Equity Advisors team explains, the answer is a resounding yes. The key is materiality.

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Sustainable Investing  •  19-Mar-2021

How to Select Sustainable Compounders 

Vladimir Demine
Vladimir Demine explains the International Equity Team’s process for building highest quality ESG integrated portfolios.

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Insight Article  •  19-Mar-2021

In the Search for Yield, Alternative Lending Delivers 

Kenneth Michlitsch
Consumer borrowers demonstrated fundamental resilience in 2020, which validated fintech-driven alternative lending’s long-term value proposition in our view.

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PATH  •  18-Mar-2021

Markets jitter, but economy on track 

Andrew Harmstone
The prospect of inflation, rising interest rates and investor exuberance are making markets jittery. Yet economic recovery appears to be on track. Andrew Harmstone and his team discuss what this means for their portfolios.

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Insight Article  •  18-Mar-2021

Machine Learning Is Changing the Game for the Next Generation of Consumer Borrowers 

Kenneth Michlitsch
Ken Michlitsch, AIP Alternative Lending Group Portfolio Manager, interviews Upstart CEO David Girouard about the increasingly important role machine learning plays in the consumer lending process.

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Takeaways & Key Expectations  •  17-Mar-2021

Equity Market Commentary - March 2021 

Andrew Slimmon
In his March TAKE, Andrew Slimmon addresses three timely questions that currently puzzle investors about opportunities in the equity market and potential ways to put additional funds to work.

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Sustainable Investing  •  17-Mar-2021

Investing Wisely By Avoiding Permanent Destruction of Capital 

Jill Ytuarte
Jill Ytuarte breaks down what the International Equity Team believes is their chief responsibility to clients.

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Market Pulse  •  16-Mar-2021  •  10:22 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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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-Mar-2021

A Tantrum, or the Return to Fair Value? 

Global Fixed Income Team
It’s all about the economy. According to the Global Fixed Income Team, the outlook for fixed income, more than ever, is about the trajectory of the economy and policymakers’ attitude towards it.

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Caron’s Corner  •  15-Mar-2021  •  7:05 Min

The Fed: Waiting For (the) Go-Dot 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  15-Mar-2021

Holistic and Responsible Investing in a Rapidly Changing World 

Laura Bottega
Laura Bottega discusses how global factors encourage companies to balance profit and ESG.

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Insight Article  •  12-Mar-2021

"Undiscovered" Secondary Markets 

Jarrod Quigley
Secondary markets for hedge funds and private credit may not be well known to investors, but they can offer compelling returns and important risk mitigation benefits.

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Sustainable Investing  •  10-Mar-2021

ESG Is Crucial to High-Quality Compounding 

Bruno Paulson
Bruno Paulson explains what role ESG plays in the International Equity Team's recipe for compounding.

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Tales From the Emerging World  •  09-Mar-2021

Why the Housing Boom Has Legs 

Ruchir Sharma
The pandemic has been full of surprises for global markets, none more unexpected than the housing boom. Ruchir Sharma, Chief Global Strategist and Head of Emerging Markets, explores.

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Market Pulse  •  08-Mar-2021  •  7:24 Min

Bond Yields Are Actually Low, Not High 

Jim Caron
Jim Caron, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Macro Strategies for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  08-Mar-2021

ESG Focus Adds Value For Our Clients 

Vladimir Demine
Vladimir Demine explains why having a dedicated head of ESG research is the right thing to do for clients.

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Crain's Notable Women on Wall Street 

Global Listed Real Assets Team
Cindy Dishmey, head of Data Strategy for Investment Management’s Global Real Assets group, named in Crain’s 2021 Notable Women on Wall Street list.

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Market Alert  •  03-Mar-2021  •  4:44 Min

Market Alert with Andrew Slimmon: No Panic, DC is Doing it Instead.  

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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Sustainable Investing  •  03-Mar-2021

Being Principled, Without Sacrificing Return 

William Lock
William Lock explains why there is no need for compromise between returns and principles.

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Market Pulse  •  02-Mar-2021  •  16:47 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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Media Appearance  •  01-Mar-2021

The Future Is Digital 

Yacine Saidji, John Watson
Digital infrastructure has earned its stripes as an essential service during the pandemic. That will have significant implications for the future of the asset class, say Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners’ Yacine Saidji and John Watson

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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Sustainable Investing  •  25-Feb-2021

The Material Risk Indicator: A proprietary framework for assessing ESG risks and opportunities 

Vladimir Demine, Nathan Wong
How to record ESG company risks and opportunities in a consistent and comparable way? The International Equity Team explains the Material Risk Indicator.

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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Global Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  20-Feb-2021

What’s in Store for Real Rates in the U.S.? 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “What’s in Store for Real Rates in the U.S.?"

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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 Multi-Asset Viewpoint  •  15-Jan-2021

Emerging Markets: Poised for a Multi-Year Upcycle 

Sergei Parmenov, Cyril Moulle-Berteaux
MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment perspective in the latest viewpoint: “Emerging Markets: Poised for a Multi-Year Upcycle"

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-Jan-2021

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

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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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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

Fixed Income Update with Kevin Lynyak 

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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 

Andrew Slimmon
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 

Andrew Harmstone
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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Caron’s Corner  •  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 for the Global Fixed Income Team, shares his macro thematic views on key market drivers.

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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

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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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 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