Supporting our clients - COVID-19 business update

Over the past several months, we have successfully navigated a rapidly evolving environment, transitioning to remote working and coordinating our response to Covid-19 regionally and globally to ensure we continue to deliver for our clients, support our employees and maintain continuity of our business.

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Asset Allocation Update

The current credit cycle has been unusually long, but our Investment Grade Credit team's review of potential 'triggers' for a turn in the cycle indicates we are still not at a particularly threatening stage, although the market doesn't quite achieve a clean bill of health.

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October 2020

US election special: market impacts from a Biden or Trump victory

Columbia Threadneedle Investments


Episode 10 - Eye of the Needle podcast

In this US election podcast special, Mark King and Carine Walker quiz Nicolas Janvier, Head of US Equities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, on: how markets have behaved after previous elections; whether the Covid-19 crisis will affect the vote; and what might a Biden or a Trump win mean for markets and sectors.

12 October 2020

What the US election means for markets… and what it doesn’t!

Colin Moore

Global Chief Investment Officer

The election cycle will increase short-term volatility, but we don’t believe it will have much influence on market averages over the long term.

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Brexit update: business as usual for our clients

On 31 January 2020, the UK left the European Union and entered a transition period during which both parties begin to negotiate a trade agreement. Growing our European business remains a strategic priority for Columbia Threadneedle and we have fully prepared for Brexit in order to provide continuity and protect our clients’ interests.



Nick Ring has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). He also joins the executive leadership team of Ameriprise Financial, Inc.