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Macro Insight
GMA View Point - China Cyclical Downturn in 2018
Macro Insight
The Third Arrow: Governance

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2018 Investment Outlook

Morgan Stanley Investment Management is pleased to share our global investment teams' views on the outlook for the twelve months ahead.

INVESTMENT INSIGHT
Navigating the 2018 Fixed Income Markets

Politics, regulation and policy have become more dominant factors in driving asset prices and we may need a new way to value assets.

MACRO INSIGHT
2018: What Could Surprise Investors?
Forecasts for the global economy in 2018 appear promising, but this is not a time for complacency. Investors could experience a few surprises and should prepare their portfolios accordingly.
MACRO INSIGHT
2018 Outlook - Is Goldilocks set to continue?
 

Morgan Stanley’s European Equity Team discusses its outlook for the European equity asset class in 2018.

MACRO INSIGHT
Emerging Markets Debt Outlook: A Case for Medium-Term Optimism

The significant yield pickup offered by EM assets is potentially attractive for those investors comfortable with the risks inherent in this sector.

International Equity
Investment Insight
A Quality Guide to Governance
Nov 29, 2017
The International Equity Team explains why capable company management is key, and why they believe good governance is even more important in high-quality companies.
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.
GLOBAL EQUITY OBSERVER
Signs of Life in Tokyo?
Oct 30, 2017
With recovery in Japan underway, the International Equity Team asks whether the Japanese government’s efforts to bring about change offers investors high-quality opportunities today.
Global Fixed Income
Investment Insight
NAFTA Exit, Who Really Gets Hurt?
Sep 14, 2017
The Emerging Markets Debt team discusses their analysis of who really gets hurt if the U.S. exits the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Macro Insight
2018 - A Focus on Alpha
Jan 09, 2018
The Global Fixed Income team provides their outlook for global fixed income in 2018 and how a focus on alpha is likely to be a large driving force of performance.
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We believe that in the long run value prevails and research wins.

Global Fixed Income Team
Global Emerging Markets Equity
Macro Insight
Emerging Markets: The Future Is Small
Oct 02, 2017
The Global Emerging Markets Team discusses emerging markets (EM) and the strategic advantages of investing in EM small caps; where it fits in a global allocation and the potential of dedicated managers to generate higher excess returns.
Macro Insight
Buy Local: Why Domestic Companies Offer the Best Opportunities in EM
 
Ashutosh Sinha discusses how the team seeks pockets of growth amidst the changing landscape of emerging markets.
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We translate macro-thematic research and fundamental bottom-up analysis into a growth-oriented portfolio.

Global Emerging Markets Team

In-depth Market Research

Investment Insight
GMA View Point - Canada’s Housing Becoming a Drag on the Economy
Oct 31, 2017
"MSIM’s Global Multi-Asset Team discusses their investment views in the latest viewpoint: “Canada’s Housing Becoming a Drag on the Economy”.
Investment Insight
The EDGE: Autonomous Vehicles
Aug 31, 2017
The Growth Team researches autonomous vehicles, which are rapidly progressing from the realm of science fiction to reality and could change our conception of personal transportation.


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