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Views from our fund management strategic partners

We select thought-provoking articles from investment experts at our fund management partners which we think will be of interest, and share them with you here on a regular basis.


We have partnered with Schroders for its leading active asset management capabilities across multiple asset classes.


As a global investment manager Schroders actively and responsibly manages investments for a wide range of institutions and individuals to help them meet their financial goals as they change over time, with a long history of investing for retirement. Its focus on doing the right thing for clients, its people and wider society lies at the centre of its culture. It is committed to delivering positive outcomes for all.

An A-Z of sustainability terms for investors

Schroders has provided a helpful glossary of key sustainability terms for what has become an important part of the market. The A-Z  is designed as a ready reference and will be updated in future.

Bond yields are higher but are they high enough?

In recent months, bond yields have surged. Schroders considers where the opportunities may lie and some factors to be wary of.

What are the UN's Sustainable Development Goals? A quick guide

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by UN Member States in 2015. Among other issues, Schroders’ Head of Sustainable Investment discusses what exactly SDGs are, what they are for, as well as their relevance to investors.


We have partnered with BlackRock and State Street Global Advisors for their leading global capabilities in passive strategies.


BlackRock is the world's largest asset management business and manager of retirement assets. It pioneered index management over thirty years ago. Since then, it has continued to innovate and redefine indexing using technology, offering a broad range of index strategies covering many markets. As a leading provider of financial technology, clients turn to BlackRock for solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.

Macro insights: US labour market still healing

In this short note on its regularly updated Macro Insights page, BlackRock discusses why it thinks that the improvement in the US unemployment rate to near pre-pandemic lows does not mean that the labour market is fully healed. 


For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. By partnering with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines, its scale and global footprint provides access to markets and asset classes, and allows it to deliver expert insights and investment solutions.

Updated 2022 Global Market Outlook: The Risk of a Policy Mistake

State Street provides an update on its 2022 outlook by discussing its current thoughts on the economic, geopolitical and asset class backdrop, given a challenging environment that includes elevated inflation, central bank policy normalisation and geopolitical risks.