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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.

Global Market Perspective Q2 2021

Schroders economic and asset allocation views for commodities and equities, amid a global economic recovery that could be even sharper than we expected.

Will Covid leave scars on the world economy?

Schroders Chief Economist Keith Wade considers the longer-term effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on economic activity by tackling three key questions.

Seven lessons from 73 years of multi-asset investing

What have we learned over the past seven decades in multi-asset, and how does it relate to what we can expect in the future?


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.

Sustainable investing: it’s a long game

BlackRock sees sustainability as a key driver of long-term asset returns even as other drivers could be more powerful in the near term, such as the economic restart.


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.

Global Emerging Markets: Macro Prospects and Challenges

Emerging market economies have been accounting for the lion’s share of global growth over the past two decades, and with global growth currently slowing, future growth prospects of EM economies assume great importance.