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View [European Long/Short: Macro and Market update] EuroLongShortAbstract

European Long/Short: Macro and Market update

Assessing the macro environment allows us to optimally position our portfolio. We do this quantitatively using our Macro Matrix, and qualitatively via our Market Traffic Lights.

13 June 2019
View [Tales from the Road: India] TFRIndiaabstract1

Tales from the Road: India

Paul Sloane, emerging markets portfolio manager, reports back from Mumbai on why he is even more positive on the investment opportunities in Indian financials.

Tales from the Road 3 June 2019
View [Stewardship 2019 annual report] Stewardship drop

Stewardship 2019 annual report

Martin Currie has once again strengthened the depth and commitment of its stewardship activities during the past year. Importantly we have continued to be an active voice within the industry advocating for change towards a more sustainable investment environment.

1 April 2019
View [Australian reporting season wrap 2019] Australian Reporting Season 2019

Australian reporting season wrap 2019

While company fundamentals are largely intact, this season, profit results have been clouded by the negative sentiment on politics, financial conditions and house prices. Increasing investment requirements have also reduced both company and consensus growth outlooks.

Active Viewpoint 19 March 2019
View [Three Reasons Why Ethical Income Doesn't Mean Compromising On Yield] EthicalIncomeAbstract1

Three Reasons Why Ethical Income Doesn't Mean Compromising On Yield

Investors don’t want to choose between their values and income – and we believe they shouldn’t have to. Since we launched our Ethical Income Strategy three years ago, our track record has demonstrated that investors no longer need to compromise.

Active Viewpoint 28 February 2019
View [Reaching a sweet spot for Asian markets] Reaching a sweet spot for Asian markets

Reaching a sweet spot for Asian markets

Several factors are making Asian stocks increasingly compelling right now. These indicate we are potentially nearing a sweet spot in terms of company earnings outlooks, macro improvements and current valuations.

Active Viewpoint 5 February 2019
View [The Outlook for 2019] 2019 Outlooks

The Outlook for 2019

Our portfolio managers look at what 2019 has in store for investors, the Good, the Bad and the Surprising.

Video 29 January 2019
View [How China's Greater Bay Area is 'Greater' for Real Assets] Greater Bay Area

How China's Greater Bay Area is 'Greater' for Real Assets

China’s Greater Bay Area (GBA) has seen phenomenal growth over the last 40 years. Now boasting two of the country’s largest megacities, it is a fantastic example of urbanisation and population growth in Asia – and provides some excellent opportunities for listed real asset companies.

Tales from the Road 28 January 2019
View [ESG Outlook 2019] ESG Outlook 2019

ESG Outlook 2019

Head of ESG and Stewardship David Sheasby outlines the key sustainability issues for investors in 2019.

Video 5 December 2018
View [New Zealand: Tapping into population-driven growth] New Zealand: Tapping into population-driven growth

New Zealand: Tapping into population-driven growth

Walking around central Auckland, change is evident everywhere. Despite my trip being mid-week, the streets were bustling with construction, and the restaurants full. The city is transforming from a distant regional centre into a cosmopolitan city on the world stage.

Active Viewpoint 14 November 2018