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Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Q4 2020 update

Listen to an update from Gerry Fowler, Investment Director of Global Multi-Asset Strategies, discuss the key themes within the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) portfolio, how the fund has performed during the quarter and provides a summary of the current positions and outlook for the remainder of Q1 2021.
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