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Emerging market debt in the new decade: an active approach

Emerging market debt in the new decade: an active approach

🕔08:13, 4.Dec 2020

Investment Insights  Emerging market debt (EMD) has already broadened and deepened significantly in the last few decades and as the asset class has developed, it has become more appealing to a broader investor base. Issuance has increased, thereby improving liquidity.

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Is the dollar’s stumble a sign of things to come?

Is the dollar’s stumble a sign of things to come?

🕔14:34, 3.Dec 2020

Investment Insights  Is the U.S. dollar entering a new multiyear bear cycle, or is it just experiencing an episode of weakness in an already decade-long bull run? It’s a question at the top of investors’ minds given the dollar’s steady

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5 years old, but wiser than its years

5 years old, but wiser than its years

🕔13:04, 2.Dec 2020

Capital Group New Perspective Fund (LUX)  It’s been five years since Capital Group launched its New Perspective strategy in a Luxembourgdomiciled vehicle, giving investors in Europe and Asia access to a core global equity strategy with a successful 47-year track

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Capital Group Global High Income Opportunities (LUX) (GHIO) Q&A with Rob Neithart

Capital Group Global High Income Opportunities (LUX) (GHIO) Q&A with Rob Neithart

🕔12:45, 2.Dec 2020

Q&A with Rob Neithart, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Based in Los Angeles We have experienced an extraordinary year so far. How did GHIO navigate the volatility and what have you done in the portfolio since then? Going into the period of

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Emerging market exchange rates: cheap or value traps?

Emerging market exchange rates: cheap or value traps?

🕔09:19, 1.Dec 2020

Investment Insights Over the past decade, emerging market (EM) currencies have weakened significantly and local currency bond investors have seen little exchange rate returns. In fact, EM exchange rates (FX) have been a major source of volatility … Key Takeaways

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ESG is integral to our long-term investing philosophy

ESG is integral to our long-term investing philosophy

🕔11:12, 5.Nov 2020

Investment Insights Key takeaways Capital Group has always considered ESG factors in our research and analysis We have systematically integrated ESG factors through sector-specific research frameworks We believe a heightened focus on ESG will help us deliver better outcomes for

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Japan has new leadership but it’s the same stock pickers’ market

Japan has new leadership but it’s the same stock pickers’ market

🕔07:30, 5.Nov 2020

Investment Insights  Japan has a new leader: Yoshihide Suga, who replaced his ally Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving prime minister in the country’s history, in September. We asked Akira Horiguchi, co-principal investment officer on the Capital Group Japan Equity strategy what

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Quarterly macro and market insights

Quarterly macro and market insights

🕔07:52, 4.Nov 2020

From Capital Group’s fixed income team  The global economy has stabilised sooner than had been anticipated. Unprecedented fiscal and monetary policy responses have helped, though pre-COVID economic levels may still not be recovered for another one to three years. The

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US elections: an insider’s view

US elections: an insider’s view

🕔09:47, 30.Oct 2020

Investment Insights – US elections: an insider’s view  To briefly re-cap how the US presidential election works: it is decided not by the popular vote but by the electoral college vote. The successful candidate in each state takes all the

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Fed’s shift on inflation unlikely to send it higher soon

Fed’s shift on inflation unlikely to send it higher soon

🕔15:26, 2.Oct 2020

Key takeaways Fed shifts policy to accept inflation above 2% target “for some time” Historic shift is unlikely to generate higher US inflation in the near term Key US inflation drivers not pointing to higher prices, despite COVID-19 stimulus

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US corporate bonds: resilience through adversity

US corporate bonds: resilience through adversity

🕔07:40, 1.Oct 2020

Investment Insights  The Capital Group US Corporate Bond strategy showed tremendous resilience through the worst of the volatility experienced towards the end of the 2020 first quarter. In this paper, we take a closer look at this strategy and how

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Will Abenomics continue in a post-Abe Japan?

Will Abenomics continue in a post-Abe Japan?

🕔14:49, 30.Sep 2020

Abenomics at a glance Referring to the economic policies advocated by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since his victory in the 2012 general election, Abenomics consists of three arrows: aggressive monetary policies, fiscal consolidation and a growth strategy. The key aim

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Quality Growth: Resilient businesses in a low-rate world

Quality Growth: Resilient businesses in a low-rate world

🕔09:46, 28.Aug 2020

Growth stocks have continued to outpace value stocks in the recent market volatility Quality Growth, a subset of the growth universe, has shown relative resilience in this selloff Experienced management teams, robust balance sheets, high return on capital and strong

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US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

US corporate debt: opportunity and risk in a post-COVID world

🕔15:10, 27.Aug 2020

We believe central bank stimulus has reduced the probability of stronger investment-grade bonds being overwhelmed by further bouts of market volatility. Fresh US interest-rate cuts should also encourage European and Asian investors back to US corporate bonds, as hedging back

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Guide to market recoveries – How to stay focused on long-term success

Guide to market recoveries – How to stay focused on long-term success

🕔13:05, 24.Jul 2020

“During major market downturns, we need to focus on how much will be the same and what’s permanently changed. The analogy we use is to look across the valley and see the other side. It was a much different situation

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The future of the travel & leisure sector: The analyst view

The future of the travel & leisure sector: The analyst view

🕔11:46, 24.Jul 2020

Key points: In the current environment, travel is negatively impacted as friction costs have increased, and the risk/reward balance has changed. This environment will not last forever. Attractive investment opportunities remain available in companies that can get through the current

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Global investment grade corporate bonds: a sector for all seasons

Global investment grade corporate bonds: a sector for all seasons

🕔09:20, 24.Jul 2020

Recent market volatility has once again refocused investors’ minds onto answering the question of the optimal route to constructing a well-diversified portfolio. The benefits of diversification are always sought, and the recent period has been a stark reminder of these

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China: 3 views on what’s next for its economy and stocks

China: 3 views on what’s next for its economy and stocks

🕔08:16, 24.Jul 2020

China’s economic rebound from COVID-19 will likely be gradual. We anticipate growth will pick up in 2021 as more fiscal stimulus is pumped into the economy. Stimulus policies are likely to shift in favor of technology-related infrastructure, rather than property

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Japanese equities: What the future holds after the pandemic

Japanese equities: What the future holds after the pandemic

🕔12:55, 2.Jul 2020

Japan faces many headwinds as it battles COVID-19 alongside other challenges unique to itself. Bright spots can still be found, however, amid the economic storm. In this Q&A, the co-principal investment officers of the Capital Group Japan Equity strategy put

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Emerging market debt: three months into the crisis

Emerging market debt: three months into the crisis

🕔15:08, 1.Jul 2020

We still believe that there is good value across a range of emerging market (EM) debt assets – in absolute terms and relative to other fixed income asset classes Emerging market debt is unlikely to face a broad EM debt

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Insights: Mid-year Outlook: Recovery on the horizon

Insights: Mid-year Outlook: Recovery on the horizon

🕔08:06, 25.Jun 2020

Key takeaways Because this economic decline is policy driven, a solid recovery is likely as lockdowns end. Easy monetary policy, aggressive fiscal policy and zerobound interest rates should continue to support equity markets. Low growth and inflation suggest that the

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Is the sun rising for Japanese equities?

Is the sun rising for Japanese equities?

🕔15:05, 23.Jun 2020

COVID-19 and the consequent market volatility have had a huge impact on the Japanese economy. How will the situation affect the Japanese equity markets in the years ahead? Equity portfolio manager Dickon Corrado shares his views on why Japan is

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Long-term perspective on markets and economies

Long-term perspective on markets and economies

🕔15:01, 17.Jun 2020

2020 Midyear Outlook key takeaways:  Macro:Recoveries have been longer and stronger than downturns. Equitie: Companies will drive the next recovery. Fixed income: Core strength is paying off.

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How will emerging market debt emerge from the crisis?

How will emerging market debt emerge from the crisis?

🕔14:15, 5.Jun 2020

Key takeaways The impact of the recent volatility has varied greatly within emerging markets, particularly between the investment grade and higher yielding parts of the asset class. This has been reflected in the differences in yields in local and hard

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Where next for fixed income markets

Where next for fixed income markets

🕔13:59, 5.Jun 2020

Key points: Bond markets have stabilized, but the economic recovery will be measured in years. Central banks, as well as governments through fiscal stimulus measures, have played a key role in supporting markets. This is a time to be patient,

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The outlook for dividends in a recessionary world

The outlook for dividends in a recessionary world

🕔13:50, 5.Jun 2020

Many corporate dividends are at risk for political, social and economic reasons. However, certain companies within industries such as consumer staples, pharmaceuticals, technology and utilities may offer greater dividend safety relative to companies in other industries Despite near-term risks, dividends

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Quarterly macro and market insights

Quarterly macro and market insights

🕔12:55, 22.May 2020

Fixed Income Perspectives The trajectory of global growth turned downward as governments scrambled to deal with the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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Emerging market equities: Short-term pain, long-term gain?

Emerging market equities: Short-term pain, long-term gain?

🕔14:00, 20.May 2020

Key points  Emerging markets are not homogenous. Taking a bottom-up, idiosyncratic approach can help identify investment opportunities regardless of where companies are based or macroeconomic conditions. In times of heightened volatility, a patient approach and an extended time horizon can

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Digging deeper into emerging market debt

Digging deeper into emerging market debt

🕔12:55, 20.May 2020

Investment Insights – Q&A In this Q&A, Capital Group fixed income investment director James Blair discusses the characteristics of emerging market debt, how investors could approach investing in the asset class and the US Federal Reserve (Fed)’s policy response to

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The future of the health care sector – the analyst view

The future of the health care sector – the analyst view

🕔09:40, 20.May 2020

Investment Insights SARS-nCoV2, the novel virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, is a novel pathogen that’s never before seen in humans. We have so far seen over 3.6 million known cases worldwide, with over 258,000 deaths. It is a highly

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Volatility 2020: EU – make or break?

Volatility 2020: EU – make or break?

🕔14:33, 6.May 2020

Investment Insights  We will see a sharp fall in the EU’s GDP in Q1 2020, followed by probably the largest fall in GDP ever seen in Q2. The OBR2 forecasts a 35% drop in UK GDP in Q2. Thereafter, it

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Corporate issuance skyrockets as liquidity returns to bond markets

Corporate issuance skyrockets as liquidity returns to bond markets

🕔14:15, 1.May 2020

Amid market volatility following the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, fixed income markets went from famine to feast — experiencing a near total drying up of market liquidity for a few days in mid-March to a record volume of new

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Volatility 2020: Investment grade credit in an increasingly indebted world

Volatility 2020: Investment grade credit in an increasingly indebted world

🕔13:57, 1.May 2020

The past months have been a time of turmoil for credit markets, with spreads widening dramatically before tightening towards the end of March as governments and central banks stepped in to help alleviate financial market stress. The volume of debt

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Keys to prevailing through stock market declines

Keys to prevailing through stock market declines

🕔16:57, 24.Apr 2020

During periods of volatility in the stock market, you may have doubts about your long-term investment strategy. Here are five tips to help you avoid common pitfalls and stay on track toward achieving your financial goals

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Credit markets will remain challenged amid market volatility from COVID-19

Credit markets will remain challenged amid market volatility from COVID-19

🕔16:33, 21.Apr 2020

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, our economists and Portfolio Strategy Group were modestly constructive on the economic outlook for 2020. In large part, this was driven by progress on trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, more clarity around

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Volatility in 2020: What it means for emerging market debt

Volatility in 2020: What it means for emerging market debt

🕔09:09, 21.Apr 2020

Investment Insights  Capital Group’s Kirstie Spence explores how the coronavirus and general market volatility have affected emerging market debt, how liquidity is holding up, and provides her outlook for the asset class. How has emerging market debt fared in these

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When is the next U.S. recession and how should you prepare for it?

When is the next U.S. recession and how should you prepare for it?

🕔13:15, 15.Apr 2020

Guide to recessions That’s one of the most frequently asked questions we hear. And for good reason. The coronavirus outbreak has caused disruptions in unprecedented ways, sparking the fi rst bear market in 11 years. Although the full extent of

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Capital Group, maintaining our investment process and operational efficiency in a new environment

Capital Group, maintaining our investment process and operational efficiency in a new environment

🕔16:16, 27.Mar 2020

Our private ownership model and strong balance sheet afford us the ability to maintain a long-term focus • Being a truly integrated global firm has enabled a smooth transition to working remotely • Robust business continuity procedures are enabling our

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Energy sector update

Energy sector update

🕔16:10, 27.Mar 2020

Key takeaways The energy sector has been hit harder by the COVID-19 outbreak than most areas, as a combination of supply and demand challenges has weighed on crude oil prices. US shale exploration and production (E&P) companies are more vulnerable

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Emerging market local currency debt in volatile markets

Emerging market local currency debt in volatile markets

🕔15:47, 27.Mar 2020

Key takeaways The combination of the coronavirus outbreak and oil price volatility will likely stunt global economic growth in the near term. Markets often overreact during a crisis and present attractive opportunities for research-based investors to add to positions at

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Update on equities at Capital Group

Update on equities at Capital Group

🕔15:32, 25.Mar 2020

Key points: Recent action by the US Federal Reserve is intended to avoid a seizure of financial markets. Our economic team believes there is a 70% chance of a US recession. They also note that the average market decline when

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Coronavirus: Potential impact on the European economy

Coronavirus: Potential impact on the European economy

🕔15:43, 11.Mar 2020

Key points: Global stocks have fallen sharply following confirmation that the coronavirus has spread beyond Asia. The outbreak poses a significant near-term threat to the eurozone’s fragile recovery. The impact leaves Germany the most exposed through its trade links with

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Modestly constructive amid accommodative policies and signs of stabilisation

Modestly constructive amid accommodative policies and signs of stabilisation

🕔16:02, 28.Feb 2020

Quarterly macro and market insights Our macro outlook for 2020 is modestly constructive. Recent clarity around certain geopolitical risks has been helpful. Specifically, progress in the initial phase of a US-China trade deal and a decisive result in the December

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Why go global when investing in corporate bonds

Why go global when investing in corporate bonds

🕔17:05, 10.Feb 2020

Divergence of yield and risk An inherent bias for many investors is to remain focused on one’s own regional market when considering investment options. However, compared with purely regional approaches a global investment universe can offer several advantages, not least

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The role of inflation-linked bonds in a disinflationary EM environment

The role of inflation-linked bonds in a disinflationary EM environment

🕔11:04, 19.Dec 2019

The protection against inflation is a key goal for many investors, especially for those whose liabilities fluctuate with the inflation rate. This has traditionally been particularly important within emerging market (EM) countries as inflation tends to be higher than developed

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The risks and rewards of investing in emerging market SOEs

The risks and rewards of investing in emerging market SOEs

🕔18:20, 14.Oct 2019

Over the past few decades, emerging markets (EM) have evolved into a key component of the global equities landscape, attracting capital from investors eager to capitalise on the region’s compelling growth potential. But underwhelming investment returns and corporate governance issues

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Hard and local currency bonds provide different routes to returns

Hard and local currency bonds provide different routes to returns

🕔18:16, 14.Oct 2019

Emerging market bonds are now a strategic holding for many investors. But the desired result from an allocation to emerging market debt cannot be achieved without first considering the attributes of hard and local currency-denominated bonds — the two broad

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Productivity: the key to solving Japan’s ‘age-old’ issue

Productivity: the key to solving Japan’s ‘age-old’ issue

🕔09:53, 2.Oct 2019

Following years of under-investment, Japanese corporates are finally recognising the benefits of directing their hard-earned cash towards human and physical capital. Prompted by improving corporate governance, the expected boost to productivity is set to be a game changer for an

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The Fed cuts rates again amid low inflation. What’s keeping it down?

The Fed cuts rates again amid low inflation. What’s keeping it down?

🕔11:37, 26.Sep 2019

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points at its September meeting — the second cut this year. This easy monetary policy is thanks in part to low inflation. But why has inflation remained so low, especially in

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Finding value in emerging market debt

Finding value in emerging market debt

🕔18:36, 23.Sep 2019

In this paper, portfolio manager Robert Neithart shares his thoughts on global themes that are affecting emerging market debt. Can you talk through your broad outlook for emerging markets, given the current uncertainty around growth in both developed and emerging

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