Insights

26 March 2020

Asset Allocation Update

Toby Nangle

Global Head of Asset Allocation

Credit upgraded amid fluid and uncertain backdrop

The ultimate public health costs and economic impact of Covid-19 are at this time unknown. Public health responses have weighed the human cost of intensive care units being overwhelmed and the number of preventable deaths exploding against the jump higher in unemployment, collapse in investment and demand destruction attached to social distancing. Governments have, understandably, chosen life over wealth.

March 2020

European equities: Coronavirus market volatility - performance update

Francis Ellison

Client Portfolio Manager

Markets are very weak and volatile, as you would expect with such uncertainty around the Covid-19 outbreak.

March 2020

Global equities: Coronavirus market volatility - performance update

Andrew Harvie

Client Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Concerns around coronavirus have been felt in global equity markets for more than a month now. However, things escalated last week, with the steep sell-off in oil further compounding fear around the recessionary impact of the virus.

March 2020

Covid-19: what exactly is going viral?

Colin Moore

Global Chief Investment Officer

The coronavirus outbreak is extremely complex, with the fear of the virus so far seemingly greater than its actual impact. The economic consequences, however, are very real.

March 2020

International Women’s Day special podcast

Columbia Threadneedle Investments

 

Bonus episode

In this special edition from the team behind Eye of the Needle, we’re talking to Maya Bhandari, Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager, and Tammie Tang, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. They tell us about their routes into asset management and their respective asset classes, how the industry has changed over the past decade, and offer advice to women aspiring to work in finance.

March 2020

Previously unthinkable

FIXED INCOME DESK

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.

February 2020

Weighing up potential market impacts from the coronavirus

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

As the virus outbreak spreads well beyond China, it is hard to forecast exactly what the economic impact will be, but it’s safe to say that consumption and supply will be significantly affected.

February 2020

Asian and Emerging Markets Equity update - 2019 overview and 2020 outlook

Krishan Selva

Client Portfolio Manager

Krishan Selva, Client Portfolio Manager, discusses year end 2019 performance and the opportunities and challenges as we look out to 2020.

February 2020

Rising risk aversion, falling bond yields

FIXED INCOME DESK

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.

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