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A theme is not an index

Andrew Sharp-Paul, Investment Director

JUNE 2021

Macro and market

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Inflation Equity Fixed Income Multi-Asset General China
Five investment essentials for a post-pandemic world
As the world “gets back to business” in 2022, a cautiously optimistic outlook seems warranted. For investors, it may be a year to think thematically.
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event November 2021
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Tech & Innovation Equity Asia tech Fintech Macro and market
Tech WELLcovered: work reimagined
We believe today’s workplace innovations are just the beginning of a multi-decade transformation. Join us on a journey to witness the past, experience the present and reimagine how the future of work is creating investable opportunities.
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event September 2021
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Tech & Innovation Equity FinTech Opportunities and risks Macro and market
Rising short-termism in fintech has a silver lining
Global Industry Analyst Matt Ross looks at the fintech sector as an example of the long-term alpha opportunity that may be available to patient equity investors.
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event September 2021
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Inflation Macro and market Multi-Asset Equity Fixed Income
Investing amid the great inflation debate
The global economy is recovering and supporting the performance of risk assets, but rising inflation is a bogeyman now. Global Investment Strategist Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson and Investment Strategy Analyst Daniel Cook offer thoughts on how investors might navigate this mixed picture.
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event August 2021
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Macro and market USA
A revival in US investment spending: Implications of the Biden infrastructure plan
US Macro Strategist Juhi Dhawan discusses six key themes in the US infrastructure proposals, from shovel-ready projects to modernization of the power grid, and considers the broad economic impact and potential for unintended consequences.
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event August 2021
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Emerging markets Equity Macro and market
Seven reasons to invest actively in EM equities
Investment Director Andrew Sharp-Paul makes his case for actively managed investment strategies, rooted in fundamental research, as the best way for investors to capitalize on the opportunity set in emerging markets equity.
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event August 2021
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Sustainable investing Inflation Fixed income
Are ESG and policy intervention game changers?
An accelerating focus on ESG and more aggressive policy interventions could change the way we invest in years to come. Marc Piccuirro assesses the implications for investors.
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event July 2021
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Emerging markets Inflation Equity Opportunities and risks Fixed Income
EM inflation has arrived, but will it stick around?
Emerging markets inflation has been top of mind for many investors lately. Macro Strategist Gillian Edgeworth, Equity Portfolio Manager Jamie Rice, and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Michael Henry consider the outlook going forward and potential market implications.
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event June 2021
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Inflation Fixed Income USA
No way out? Why the Fed may be trapped
Shifting inflation dynamics could box the Fed into a corner and test its resolve going forward. Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Brij Khurana takes a closer look and considers the investment implications.
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event June 2021
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Sustainable investing China Emerging markets Macro and market Climate change
China unplugged: Investing in the world’s largest decarbonization effort
China has pledged to target peak emissions by 2030 and net-zero emissions by 2060. This massive environmental...
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event June 2021
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Fixed income | Credit Macro and market Fixed Income
Getting the balance right in today’s high-yield market
Our high-yield team assesses how to navigate today’s high yield market at a time of major spread compression.
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event June 2021
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Equity Opportunities and risks Macro and market
A theme is not an index
We explore the case for active thematic investing and highlight the importance of avoiding theme-washing.
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event June 2021
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China Geopolitical USA Macro and market
Executive order on China: Biden broadens the brief
Washington’s latest actions targeted at investments in companies linked to the Chinese military-industrial complex represent another important milestone in the long-term trend of US-China decoupling.
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event May 2021
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Asia Technology Tech & Innovation Equity Article Macro and market Opportunities and risks Replay FinTech
Widespread tech innovation: Don’t miss the forest for the really big tree
We explore the innovations driving a multi-decade journey of disruption and highlight the importance of in-depth research to capturing this opportunity.
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event May 2021
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Health care Sustainable investing Equity Macro and market
ESG research playbook: Health care
Wellington has established frameworks — what we call “research playbooks” — for evaluating companies within each sector based on key ESG criteria. ESG Analyst Lindsay Blitstein looks at the health care sector here.
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event April 2021
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Emerging markets Equity China Macro and market
EM equity looks more attractive than it’s been in a decade
Equity Portfolio Manager Jamie Rice describes his bullish stance on emerging markets (EM) equities and looks at China’s burgeoning A-share market.
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event April 2021
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Sustainable investing Climate change Macro and market
How will climate interventions affect developed economies
Green spending has been a key element in the stimulus packages announced by Western governments and the EU. But how will these measures play out economically? Macroeconomic Strategist Jens Larsen explains what he believes are the most likely outcomes
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event April 2021