Global Head of International Equities Justin Thomson surveys five global trends that many international equity investors may be underestimating.
In the post-COVID landscape, EM local bonds can play an important role in portfolios as a potential income-generating growth asset.
We believe viewing retirement health care costs as an annual expense, instead of as a lump sum, makes it easier for retirees to plan for and pay for them.
We believe that portfolio managers who follow a sound, repeatable investment process still can add value for clients.
Investors seeking non-U.S. equity diversification but continued exposure to technology may want to consider emerging markets.
Despite the large divergence in stock performace year-to-date, we have a balanced view between growth and value stocks.
Now could be the time to reassess your plan's capital preservation options and consider stable value.
Valuation gaps appear extreme, and we are seeing opportunities in stocks that have been left behind in the momentum-driven rally.
U.S. equities have rebounded sharply from the lows reached in March, while, at the same time, the economy has declined meaningfully.
Our portfolios include "deferred growth" companies that we believe will perform well when global economies more fully reopen.