Global Outlook

February 2017

February 2017

The February edition considers:

  • Why investors should look though the political noise and focus on the corporate earnings cycle in 2017
  • Which sectors and companies have been generating cash and how they have been using it
  • The importance of identifying companies that can generate and expand earnings, and afford to pay that cash in dividends
  • Where we are in the credit cycle
  • How some REITs can benefit in an environment of high bond yields and inflation
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January 2017

January 2017

The January edition considers:

  • The policy choices facing US President-elect Donald Trump
  • The outlook for inflation in the wake of Brexit and the US elections
  • The pros and cons of currency carry trades and how they might perform in 2017
  • What drives the success of Germany's medium-sized, or 'Mittelstand', companies
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December 2016

December 2016

The December edition considers:

  • Where we are in the global economic cycle and what this means for markets going into 2017
  • An update of our emerging market (EM) heat map and what it tells us about EM country risk
  • How our multi-asset portfolios are positioned to take advantage of increased inflation expectations
  • The robust performance of European high yield debt in a year of political upheaval
  • The changing landscape of the values-based investing marketplace
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