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Reframing fixed income portfolios: why bond maths makes the difference

It is easy to understand why fixed income investors tend to focus on yields. But investors who focus too much on yield may run the risk of overpaying for income and underestimating the impact of price volatility.

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Ideas for navigating a new era

Explore our latest views on risks and opportunities across the global capital markets.

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2025-06-30
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Currency interventions — here to stay?

Marco Giordano and Danielle Wei discuss the growing risk of large-scale currency interventions and what investors can do to prepare for the associated risks and opportunities.

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Behind the research with Saul Rubin

Veteran investor Saul Rubin shares a recent example of collaborative active management that reflects Wellington's deep understanding of the global automotive industry and commitment to increasing client value.

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Looking beyond yield: Rethinking the approach of fixed income investing

Investors face a new regime, challenging traditional assumptions about returns and volatility. With central bank interventions impacting credit markets, it’s time to rethink income allocations. Rather than fixating solely on yield, consider a dynamic approach, presented by Connor Fitzgerald.

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New era demands a nimble approach to credit

Our expert explains why deep research and an active approach are effective ways for fixed income investors to uncover credit opportunities in today's market.

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Picking the right building blocks for a climate-aware portfolio

For asset owners integrating climate change into their multi-asset portfolios, members of our Investment Strategy & Solutions Group offer five important insights.

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2025-04-30
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Key factors to monitor in European equities

Macro Strategist Nicolas Wylenzek assesses the longer-term prospects of European equity markets through the prism of five key factors.

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2025-03-31
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Is there opportunity for high yield in today’s new economic era?

Is there opportunity for high yield in today’s new economic era? Portfolio Manager Konstantin Leidman explores.

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2025-03-31
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How to translate a critical concept into return potential

How to translate the critical concept of stewardship into rewarding returns? Portfolio Managers Mark Mandel, Yolanda Courtines and Sam Cox share their firsthand experience.  

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2025-02-28
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How to reposition for a new economic era?

In this short video, Macro Strategist John Butler outlines the key features of the new economic era we are now entering.

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Quality value: getting (more than) what you pay for?

Quality and resilience often go hand in hand, but resilience measures future quality. How can resilient companies offer value to long-term investors? And how can investors identify them?

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5 reasons to be active in fixed income

Actively managed fixed income portfolios have several distinct advantages over passive approaches.

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2025-02-28
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Facing the inflation dilemma head on

Inflation has already fallen much quicker than most expected. However, there are convincing reasons why inflation might be higher and more volatile going forward. What are the implications for asset allocation?

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2025-02-23
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Annual message from our CEO: At a crossroads

CEO Jean Hynes offers perspectives on the current macro and market environment, including the need to challenge long-held assumptions, prepare for persistent disruption, and consider the resulting investment opportunities and risks.

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Equity Market Outlook

In our 2023 Equity Outlook, we offer a range of fundamental, factor, and sector insights as we look to 2023.

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Look below the surface: A contrarian view on China equities

Equity expert, Ben Chen, dives into China's murky investment landscape.

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The future of investment research

Head of Investment Research Mary Pryshlak joins host Thomas Mucha to discuss the evolution of research in the asset management industry amid shifting market, technological, and geopolitical environments.  

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2024-09-30
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Role, risk, and residual alpha: A framework for manager research

With many asset owners revisiting their strategic asset allocation and considering changes in their investment line-up, Director of Manager Research Kat Price and Head of Multi-Asset Strategy Adam Berger offer their views on manager selection best practices.

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When the US sneezes, does the world still catch a cold?

Macro Strategist John Butler discusses the growing potential for cyclical and monetary policy divergence, despite markets pricing for the contrary, and assesses what it means for investors.

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EM equities: Can they prove the doubters wrong?

Multi-Asset Strategist Adam Berger offers six reasons that EM equity performance could be much more compelling in the decade ahead, from attractive valuations to economic tailwinds to mean reversion in the US dollar.

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How do bond investors approach the new volatile regime? 

Wellington fixed income experts provide an analysis on how to navigate short-term volatility and reposition portfolios for the structural changes occurring in fixed income markets. Watch the replay here. 

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Win by losing? The surprising truth about long-term active management

Research shows that even the best managers have had to bounce back from periods of underperformance. For asset owners who've invested time and effort to find these managers, the data argues for cultivating a long-term mindset.

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The allocator’s perspective: three key decisions on EM equities

How can investors best access opportunities within an improving outlook for emerging market equities? Natasha Brook-Walters, co-head of iStrat, shares three key decision points for allocators.

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European credit: seeking to make the most of the new market regime

Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Derek Hynes and Investment Specialist Jillian Rooney assess why the new market regime is creating potentially compelling opportunities in the European credit market.

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Annual message from our CEO: Forward thinking

After a year of profound economic and market change, CEO Jean Hynes discusses the path forward, including the role of alternatives and sustainability, the firm's investments in talent, and the importance of stability and innovation.

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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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Harnessing the power of engagement in stewardship investing

Equity Portfolio Manager Yolanda Courtines explores why company engagement is a key component of successful stewardship investing.

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Have we reached the end of a tech era? 

Thematic Strategist Trevor Noren explores how active management and a global lens could provide tech investors with essential edges moving forward.

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Multi-Asset High Income Fund

Portfolio Manager Peter Wilke outlines how the Wellington Multi-Asset High Income Fund seeks to achieve consistent high income and minimise downside risk.

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Pivot points: Five portfolio positioning ideas for the new market regime

Multi-Asset Strategist Adam Berger looks at five ways in which the world may be very different in the coming decade and how they could influence the next wave of investment winners.

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Actively supporting the decarbonisation of utilities

Why actively supporting the decarbonisation of utilities offers the potential for better long-term outcomes from both a net-zero and value-creation perspective.

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2023-11-30
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The allocator’s landscape: Three areas of attention for 2023

Natasha Brook-Walters, Co-Head of Investment Strategy, discusses downside mitigation given the shifting equity/bond correlation, the impact of cyclical and macro volatility, and opportunities to position for long-term change.

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Equity allocation ideas after a year of factor extremes

Members of our Fundamental Factor Team discuss the role of defensive allocations as a complement to growth and value, the improved stock-picking environment, and the need for macro stress tests, among other topics.

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Equity investing with a thematic lens: Three game changers for 2023

Head of Investment Research Mary Pryshlak and Equity Portfolio Manager Tim Manning highlight their strongest convictions across global equity markets heading into 2023.

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Credit market outlook: Partly sunny with a chance of good value

In his 2023 credit market outlook, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Rob Burn highlights some potentially attractive opportunities in the wake of this year's market sell-off.

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Wanted: A better definition of thematic investing
Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager Brian Garvey and colleague Manny Hunjan believe the prevailing definition of thematic investing is overly narrow and offer a potential solution.
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Hidden corners of sustainability-related innovation
European small-cap equities are at the forefront of sustainability-related innovation but getting exposure to those opportunities requires a combination of research, engagement and long-term mindset.
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Why today’s fixed income market is fertile ground for active management
Skilled active management has potential to shine in times of increased dispersion across fixed income sectors and regions. Now may be one of those times.
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Can credit investors turn the resumption of volatility and cycles to their advantage?
Why the new volatile market regime may offer significantly more opportunities for longer-term global credit strategies.
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2023-07-31
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From autopilot to active pilot: How investors can navigate the future
President Steve Klar explains why a broader set of tools may be required to maneuver through higher volatility, changes in market structure, and the explosion in investment data.
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China in 2022: Embracing the volatility
China’s new antitrust, data privacy and cybersecurity regulations, combined with its education and real estate industry reforms, the continued impact of COVID-19 and rising geopolitical tensions, drove a tumultuous investment environment last year. The country’s numerous headline-grabbing changes spurred global concern given the philosophical shift towards “Common Prosperity” and the sheer scale and speed of policymaking.
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Amid heightened regulation and geopolitical tension, is China still investable?
Recent regulatory announcements have sent shivers through a wide swath of China’s economy, including the technology, finance, gaming, and property sectors, and tensions between China and the US continue to simmer. But while I understand the market’s reaction to these risks, I take a long-term perspective on China’s investability.
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Annual letter from our CEO: Embracing change
In a fast-changing world, CEO Jean Hynes discusses some of the strategic initiatives our firm has undertaken to ensure that we’re aligned with and ready to support our clients’ goals for years to come.
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