Ariel Bezalel, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income, provides his latest quarterly update.
Ariel will discuss why he is sceptical that US rate cuts can drive a sustainable rally, his views on the latest macro data and trends as well as the latest moves from global central banks. He will also cover his current portfolio positioning and investment themes.
Ariel Bezalel started his career at Jupiter and has been a member of the Fixed Income team since 1998 and a fund manager since 2000. He is currently Head of Strategy, Fixed Income.
India is currently nearing the end of the world’s largest democratic election, with around 900m registered voters across 543 constituencies expected to have cast their vote by Thursday. Please join Avinash Vazirani, Fund Manager, Indian Equities where he will discuss the outcome of the election results and why he believes whatever the outcome India has strong prospects for growth over the long term.
Avinash joined Jupiter in 2007 and is currently a fund manager in the Emerging Markets team.
Before joining Jupiter, Avinash was CIO (South Asia and Africa) of BNP Paribas Asset Management. He later founded Peninsular Capital Partners LLP in 2005, where he was managing partner. He was also the CEO of GEM Dolphin Investment Managers from 1994 until its sale in 1997.
Avinash is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a trustee of Pratham (UK), a charity focused on children’s education in India, and a non-executive director of the UK Indian Business Council.
Please join Matthew Morgan and Mark Richards from Jupiter's Multi-Asset team for an update on the team’s macro views. This webcast will cover what’s been driving markets recently and where the teams sees things going from here. Topics include global trade, US monetary policy, the outlook for growth, and European politics.
Mark Richards is Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager in the Multi-Asset team, and is responsible for developing and implementing the team’s macro-economic view across portfolios. Mark has sixteen years of experience covering economics and financial markets, most of which he has spent as an equity strategist. Mark joined Jupiter from JPMorgan where he spent three years as a Multi-Asset Strategist, having previously held similar positions at PIMCO and Credit Suisse. Mark has a BSc in Business Economics from the University of Surrey.
Matthew Morgan, CFA, is Product Specialist for the Multi-Asset team. Matt is responsible for the commercial strategy of Jupiter’s Multi-Asset business, including business development, product development and positioning strategies within the market. He previously spent 11 years at BlackRock, most recently 6 years as a director in the UK Institutional team responsible for BlackRock’s relationships with large UK pension funds. Prior to that Matt worked in fixed income at BNP Paribas for 2 years. He has an MA in Modern History and Modern Languages from the University of Oxford.
James Clunie, Head of Strategy, Absolute Return will explain how the portfolios are currently positioned and how he plans to evolve with the market conditions rather than acting pre-emptively.
James joined Jupiter in 2013. He is currently Head of Strategy, Absolute Return.
Before joining Jupiter, James worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as an Investment Director of equities, and managed a long/short equity fund and UK long-only funds.
James was a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2007, prior to which he worked as Head of Global Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management and Director and Head of Asset Allocation at Murray Johnstone International.
James gained a degree and PhD from Edinburgh University and is a CFA® charterholder.
Presenter: Talib Sheikh, Fund Manager & Host: Katharine Dryer, CIO
Join Talib Sheikh for an update on the Jupiter Flexible Income Strategy.
Talib Sheikh joined Jupiter in June 2018 and is Head of Strategy, Multi-Asset. He manages the Jupiter Flexible Income fund (SICAV). Before joining Jupiter, Talib was managing director and portfolio manager at JP Morgan Asset Management where he has worked for nearly 20 years. He was instrumental in the formation and growth of the Multi-Asset Solutions team, since inception in 2004. Over this time, Talib has managed a number of products including multi-asset income, target return and flexible balanced funds plus diversified institutional accounts.
Talib has an MSc in International Agricultural Marketing from Newcastle University and is a CFA® charterholder.
The Jupiter Merlin Portfolios are managed by the Jupiter Independent Funds team, consisting of fund managers John Chatfeild-Roberts, Algy Smith-Maxwell, Amanda Sillars, David Lewis and product specialist Alastair Irvine. In this webcast, the team will present their latest views on markets and fund choices for the Jupiter Merlin Portfolios.
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