Recent weeks have seen markets gripped by fear and panic, with worries about the Euro, US banks, China & geopolitics all coming to the fore. So, is the bull market for credit and emerging market debt over and how are we dealing with the increase in risk aversion in markets?
Join John Stopford, Investec Fund Manager, as he gives his views on the above and explains how Investec's offering in this space is currently positioned.
RecordedJun 9 201049 mins
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In his latest webcast, Portfolio Manager Alastair Mundy will discuss the latest investment opportunities he is identifying through his bottom-up contrarian investment approach. He will also discuss the latest positioning of the Investec Cautious Managed and UK Special Situations Funds
Co-Portfolio Manager, Philip Saunders will discuss the macro outlook, the prospects for asset classes in uncertain markets and the latest performance and positioning of the Investec Multi-Asset Protector Fund.
An update from Alastair Mundy on the Investec Cautious Managed Fund
- Performance update
- The Fund has outperformed the IMA Cautious Managed sector in both bull and bear markets over the last 10 years(1)
- Asset allocation and holdings
- Current portfolio breakdown
- The market is clearly cheap...or is it?
- Sovereign risk remains centre stage
- A rolling Euro crisis or a wake-up call to complacent governments?
- The rocovery is faltering, but steady, subdued global growth seems likely
- Has the equity rally ran out of steam?
- The US response - will November's mid term elections be the catalyst for fiscal restraint
- The selective opportunities offered by emerging market debt
10-Year U.S. Treasury yields are currently near the 1.50% level and the majority of investors believe these rates are highly unlikely to move much lower, especially to a record low of 1%. But that's where we think they are headed. Learn more about where we go from here.
As global equity markets hover around historical highs, portfolio manager Nick Peters takes stock and outlines the key risks and opportunities for investors over the rest of the year. He also reveals how this is shaping tactical positioning across asset classes in Fidelity’s Multi Asset fund range.
Corporate behaviour is changing, and with it public companies are increasingly providing green goods, products and services as part of their business mix.
Join FTSE Russell and the London School of Economics as we explore:
• Global economic cycles, climate legislation and what to prepare for
• The risks portfolios are facing in a developing green economy
• How to measure and track portfolio exposure to the green economy
• The FTSE Green Revenues Index Series
08:00 - 09:00 San Francisco PDT
11:00 - 12:00 New York EDT
16:00 - 17:00 London BST
• Professor Sam Fankhauser PhD, Co-Director, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
• Gordon Morrison FIA, Managing Director, ESG, FTSE Russell
• Kevin Bourne, Managing Director, FTSE Russell (host)
As part of our on - going 'What's Really Happening in Emerging market' series. We are now able to give you access to the hottest Emerging Markets topics in just 10 minutes! In this edition we will be focusing on Brazil, the host of this years Olympics.
Topics that will be explored in this webcast:
• Is the Brazilian economic activity really improving?
• What is the perspective for structural reforms and fiscal accounts?
• When will the Brazilian Central Bank start easing the monetary cycle?
The United States is ahead in the medal count, and it feels to investors like a variation on a longer theme: The U.S. stock market has been leading developed and emerging market indices, causing some to say "Go USA" to their portfolios. Learn why we think this is a mistake.
Executive Pay has dominated the corporate headlines once again with significant shareholder votes against remuneration policies and reports.
We believe that remuneration policies reflect a company’s culture and affect its reputation and licence to operate. We also expect focus on this area to intensify as we approach many binding remuneration policy votes in 2017.
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