Morgane Delledonne, ETF Investment StrategistRecorded: Feb 19 201933 mins
Morgane discusses the macro and ETF trends emerging from 2018 and expected to roll into 2019, including emerging market fundamentals, risk on/off attitudes and how to de-risk portfolios while the US$’s appeal loses momentum.
Guy Glover, Fund ManagerRecorded: Jan 11 201941 mins
With the ongoing political challenges and volatility in the wider equity markets, Guy outlines why he still sees the potential for positive returns from UK direct property in 2019. Guy will talk through the fund’s positioning – with low exposure to high street retail and central London offices - and explain why quality long-term, income-producing assets continue to have performance potential.
Anthony Willis and Gary PotterRecorded: Jan 4 201941 mins
We’d be delighted if you could join Anthony Willis and Gary Potter on the 4 January at 11.30am for the first of our 2019 multi-manager webinars.
After reflecting on 2018 we’ll cast our eyes towards 2019, exploring some of the likely themes for economies and markets, highlighting how our portfolios are positioned to take advantage of opportunities in the coming year.
Vicki Bakshi, Catherine Hoyle and Thomas HasslRecorded: Dec 4 201828 mins
This session will be hosted by Vicki Bakhshi, Director, in the Responsible Investment team. Catherine Hoyle, Associate Analyst, will explain the background and key takeaways of the ESG disclosure at mid-cap companies project, and Thomas Hassl, Senior Associate Analyst, will give an update on Climate Action 100+ and how this has influenced the Responsible Investment team’s engagement with high-emitting companies.
All participants will be able to submit questions during the webinar, and there will be the option to replay the webinar in full.
Please register if you plan to attend. We very much hope that you will join us.
Morgane Delledonne, ETF Investment StrategistRecorded: Nov 14 201849 mins
An outlook of increasing volatility and potential economic slowdown makes the case for a defensive approach to equities. With income from traditional sources still difficult to come by, and higher yielding strategies carrying risk, we discuss an approach to achieving higher income with comparatively low risk through the use of covered calls within an ETF structure.
Guy Glover, Director, Property FundsRecorded: Nov 5 201811 mins
With Brexit looming and with uncertainty permeating markets, what are the advantages of holding commercial property? Topics also covered include foreign investment, property performance in rising rates and the key drivers for commercial property in 2018.
Marcus Phayre-Mudge, Fund ManagerRecorded: Oct 24 201836 mins
Although we are late in the business cycle, income still remains crucial. With office rents rising everywhere but London, and the impact of Brexit along with the devaluation of sterling, this should not always be viewed as a negative as it can attract global investors. Marcus Phayre-Mudge will discuss the dynamic shifts in the retail space, the winners and the losers, as well as the rise in alternatives, such as investment in self-storage, budget hotels and student accommodation.