Paola Binns, Senior Fund Manager, considers the recent bounce in corporate bonds through the coronavirus crisis. With examples to demonstrate the market reaction, insight in to how central banks have responded, and analysis of the impact the crisis has had on performance within the investment grade credit market.
Paola reflects on the last three months and shares her thinking on the valuations cycle and where performance might go from here.
Ashley Hamilton Claxton, RLAM and Jess Foulds, Investment Association
Jess Foulds, Policy Specialist, Capital Markets at the Investment Association (IA) provides listeners with a first hand look into the IA's responsible investment framework. Ashley Hamilton Claxton, Head of Responsible Investment at RLAM will then share an insight into responsible investment definitions and terminology in action.
Mike Fox, Head of Sustainable Investments, and George Crowdy, Fund Manager, explain why now is a good time to launch a fund designed to invest in what they believe to be the most attractive sustainable opportunities around the globe, and what makes this fund different from other global sustainable funds.
With the coronavirus making headlines and wreaking havoc on stock markets, Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset, and Melanie Baker, Senior Economist, present a special webinar considering the impact for investors and what may lie ahead.
2019 proved to be a very strong year for global equities, which posted their third-best annual returns over the last 30 years. But what does 2020 have in store and where do we go from here? With over 5,000 companies to consider, global equity fund managers face a huge challenge to find the winners and avoid potential losers. How can they stand out? The answer – by thinking differently.
Peter Rutter, Head of Equities, will discuss what the market themes are and where opportunities lie in the year ahead for global equity investing. He will also explain the differentiated, proven and repeatable process that the RLAM global equity team has developed to find stocks ‘off the beaten track’ that they think have the potential to deliver long-term performance.
Craig Inches, Head of Rates and Cash, and Tony Cole, Senior Fund Manager, introduce the Royal London Sterling Liquidity Money Market Fund, a Low Volatility Net Asset Value Fund with daily dealing, and how this complements the existing Royal London Cash fund range. They explain how clients can optimise their Cash portfolios through a clear risk-adjusted ‘cash laddering’ approach, and examine how they are incorporating ethical screens.