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View [The Outlook for 2017] Martin Currie strategy outlooks 2017

The Outlook for 2017

Our portfolio managers reflect on 2016, looking at the significant events that have impacted their strategies and what the key risks and drivers will be for 2017.

Active Outlook 20 January 2017
View [Michael Browne on CNBC] CNBC video Michael Browne

Michael Browne on CNBC

In a recent series of videos recorded by CNBC, Michael Browne, Portfolio Manager of Martin Currie European Long/Short talks about the likelihood of a ‘Hard Brexit’, the relevance of the World Economic Forum and the Trump transition and what it means for markets.

Video 16 January 2017
View [Governance and sustainability 2017 outlook] Governance and Sustainability 2017 Outlook

Governance and sustainability 2017 outlook

There is no shortage of issues to analyse and engage companies on going into 2017, whether it be climate change, diversity, cyber security or executive pay. As always, materiality will be the yardstick when deciding where to spend our time and energy.

Active Outlook 13 January 2017
View [Our latest webinars] Martin Currie Webinar Channel

Our latest webinars

Please find our latest recordings and upcoming webinars. Please note you must login or register to watch a webinar.

Webinar 19 December 2016
View [Webinar: Emerging Markets outlook post-Trump] Global Emerging Markets philosophy and process

Webinar: Emerging Markets outlook post-Trump

Kim Catechis, Head of Global Emerging Markets at Martin Currie discusses the outlook for emerging markets in the post-Trump era, and explore what this means for emerging market equities.

Webinar 19 December 2016
View [How sustainable is your emerging markets portfolio?] Sustainability in Global Emerging Markets

How sustainable is your emerging markets portfolio?

As long-term investors we fundamentally believe in the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis as a means to understanding both opportunities and risks. As such, this paper examines the role of ESG in our emerging markets portfolio process and philosophy.

Active Viewpoint 7 December 2016
View [Asia: a macroeconomic and political overview] Tales from the Road India

Asia: a macroeconomic and political overview

Asia is expected to deliver the bulk of emerging market growth over the next five years. However, at a time of global economic uncertainty, the outlook differs greatly from country to country.

Active Viewpoint 28 November 2016
View [Tales from the road - Korea] Tales from the road Korea

Tales from the road - Korea

With a tech-savvy and well educated population, Korea has some of the most dynamic companies in the world. The country boasts a wealth of global brands and has forged a reputation for high-quality, value-added products.

Active Viewpoint 27 November 2016
View [Tales from the road - India] Tales from the Road India

Tales from the road - India

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world, but in recent years demand has disappointed. Portfolio manager Divya Mathur used a research trip to India to explore the themes surrounding the cement industry and stress-test his conviction that a more positive picture for investors in the sector is emerging.

Active Viewpoint 27 November 2016
View [Stewardship - A tier 1 signatory] FRC rate Martin Currie in highest category

Stewardship - A tier 1 signatory

Stewardship refers to how we manage and protect our clients’ assets. We are proud to have been categorised as a Tier 1 signatory to the (UK) Stewardship Code by the FRC.

News 17 November 2016
View [ASIA PACIFIC REAL INCOME - A UNIQUE APPROACH TO CAPTURING ASIAN GROWTH] Asia Pacific real Income article

ASIA PACIFIC REAL INCOME - A UNIQUE APPROACH TO CAPTURING ASIAN GROWTH

With interest rates at rock bottom and equity markets showing increasing volatility, these are challenging times for investors looking for stable and growing return streams. In this environment, a low-risk income exposure that sits between fixed income and equities on the risk-return spectrum offers a compelling solution. We believe an allocation to listed Asia Pacific (ex Japan) real assets is an effective way to achieve this.

Active Viewpoint 9 November 2016