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Three ways to elevate your portfolio in 2024

As a new investment era takes shape, where should investors focus their attention in 2024? For multi-asset strategist Nick Samouilhan, three areas are top of mind: higher yields, the importance of stock selection and how to position for structural change. 

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2026-01-31
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Why income-seeking investors need to look across asset classes

Income plays an even more crucial role in portfolios than many of us realise, contributing a significant portion of returns for multi-asset portfolios. But with cash rates at around 5%, the world of income has changed. This should prompt investors to take a fresh look across asset classes to see where opportunities lie. 

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2024-12-31
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Credit: Better opportunities to add risk on the horizon

ur experts review current macro dynamics impacting the bond market and discuss where they see opportunities and risks across credit sectors.

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2024-12-31
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Could being boring pay dividends for equity income investing?

Can being boring be a good thing? Our expert explains why he believes for equity income investors, it can be.

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2024-09-29
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Novel therapies changing the course of health care

Several new drug classes represent a growing investment opportunity set that could reshape the health care sector.

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2024-10-31
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Three themes (and what they mean) for income investors

With several macro crosscurrents at play, Portfolio Manager Peter Wilke suggests that income-oriented investors not lose sight of the “big picture” in their quest for yield.

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2024-08-31
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Credit market outlook: Expect greater opportunities in back half of 2023

Against a backdrop of elevated recession risks and banking-sector stress, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Rob Burn identifies relative-value sector opportunities in the credit market.

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2024-06-30
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Asia: A growth story with longer-term momentum

Is China’s recovery already running out of steam? Macro Strategist Santiago Millán assesses the outlook for China and Asia and sees longer-term momentum for growth. 

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2024-06-30
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Will emerging Asia leapfrog the energy transition?

Decarbonizing while maintaining economic growth presents tremendous challenges for developing countries in Asia. Is technological innovation the solution?

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2024-05-31
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Navigating the opportunities and challenges of the energy transition

Two of our climate- and energy-focused investment professionals discuss what the low-carbon transition may look like and how investors can think about the challenges and opportunities it represents.

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2024-03-31
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Analysing the bright outlook in Asia tech

Global Industry Analyst Yash Patodia outlines the state of the Asia tech sector today and identifies potential long-term opportunities in this space.

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2024-03-31
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Thematic investing focus: The education imperative

Education is poised for transformation — and set to see a decade of spending and growth we believe will be unmatched by any since the post-World War II boom.

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2024-03-31
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China internet: Identifying opportunities amid economic reopening 

China’s re-opening and economic recovery from its zero-COVID policy has bolstered our optimism in Chinese internet companies.

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2023-12-31
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A theme is not an index

Portfolio Manager Dáire Dunne and Investment Director Andrew Sharp-Paul discuss the case for active thematic investing and highlight the importance of avoiding so-called "theme-washing."

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2023-12-31
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China’s economy: Poised to exceed expectations in 2023

With the bar set so low for China's economy, Macro Strategist Santiago Millan thinks it won't take much for an upside surprise in 2023. 

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2023-12-31
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The full climate-investing opportunity

Global Industry Analyst Alan Hsu, Investment Director Nathan Ritsko, and Investment Specialist Eric Krusell outline their views on climate change's potential to disrupt entire industries.

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2023-12-31
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Four mission-critical investment ideas for 2023 and beyond 

Multi-Asset Strategist Nick Samouilhan and Investment Strategist Michelle Ng offer their latest perspectives on the 2023 outlook and some actionable takeaways for investors.

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2023-11-30
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Key drivers for investors in 2023 and beyond: sustainability, disruptive technology, and alternatives

Head of Asia-Pacific Client Group Scott Geary reflects on the overarching themes from the 2022 Milken Asia Summit and the future of investing.

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2023-09-30
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Driving growth with quality controls in uncertain markets
Equity Portfolio Manager John Boselli and Investment Director Philip Brooks share their thoughts on where investors can find “quality-driven” growth potential in today's uncertain environment.
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2023-10-31
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The search for income: Three bright spots amid today’s volatility
Amid today’s market volatility, many investors are seeking creative, diversified avenues to generating reliable income. Investment Strategist Michelle Ng weighs in on three asset classes that may fit the bill.
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2023-09-30
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The power of capital to drive change
Jean Hynes highlights the power that science and innovation — backed by research and capital — have to solve some of the world's most pressing issues.
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2023-10-31
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Is the commodities rally built to last?
Commodities were the only major asset class that performed well in the first half of 2022. Multi-Asset Strategist Adam Berger and Commodities Portfolio Manager David Chang consider whether there’s more upside from here.
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2023-08-31
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Will the Fed send the US economy into a recession?
Multi-Asset Strategist Adam Berger and US Macro Strategist Juhi Dhawan consider the broad impact of Fed rate hikes and how asset allocators should respond.
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2023-07-31
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Investing in the second half and beyond: It’s a whole new ballgame
What lies ahead after a painful (and largely unexpected) first half of 2022? Multi-Asset Strategist Nick Samouilhan and Investment Director Andrew Sharp-Paul offer their perspectives on 2H22 outlook and the actionable takeaways respectively.
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2022-12-31
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Russia/Ukraine: Transformational, not transitory
Four Wellington thought leaders share their distinct individual perspectives on the short- and longer-term implications of the tragic watershed conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Geopolitical Strategist Thomas Mucha on the geopolitical backdrop; Macro Strategist John Butler on what it means for Europe; Macro Strategist Santiago Millán on the role of China; and Portfolio Manager David Chang on the commodities markets.
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2022-11-30
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War and markets: What's the connection?
Amid the geopolitical turmoil and tragic humanitarian fallout of the Russia/Ukraine crisis, many investors are naturally also concerned about the negative effects the escalating conflict could have on their portfolios. With that in mind, I thought I’d provide a quick snapshot of the impacts that past wars have tended to have on asset prices.
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2023-03-31
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Russia/Ukraine conflict: Five things to watch closely
Amid the ongoing turmoil of the Russia/Ukraine crisis, Global Investment Strategist Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson highlights five key areas she thinks investors should keep a watchful eye on in the weeks ahead.
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2023-03-31
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Russia/Ukraine and the commodity challenge
With commodity inventories at multi-decade lows, is rising cross-asset class volatility all but inevitable? Leveraging insights from Wellington colleagues, Thematic Strategist Trevor Noren argues that the Russia/Ukraine crisis demonstrates why the answer is likely yes.
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2023-03-31
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Preserving funded-ratio stability in volatile markets
Faced with extreme market volatility in the early months of 2022, what can corporate DB plan sponsors do to potentially provide stability in their portfolios while still pursuing longer-term funding aspirations? Multi-Asset Strategist Amy Trainor offers thoughts on rerisking, hedge ratios, and liability-hedging and return-seeking allocations.
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2023-03-31
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Quality-growth investing amid inflation and rising rates
We discuss how today's market impacts growth companies, including which areas are well positioned for the year ahead.
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2022-12-31
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