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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.

ACTIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC PARTNER

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

ABOUT SCHRODERS

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.

Which stock markets are most sensitive to rising US bond yields?

Investors are fearful that higher yields will hurt equities. But some regions and sectors may absorb the impact better than others.

Has the Evergrande fallout created opportunities in Asian credit?

The travails of Chinese property developer Evergrande should ultimately be contained, but it is a stark reminder of the need to be discerning in the Asian property sector?

Sustainable food and water - why the current system needs to be transformed

The food and water system must become more resource efficient and sustainable in the face of mounting challenges. Schroders explains what needs to be done and the investment opportunities it brings.

PASSIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC PARTNERS

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

ABOUT BLACKROCK

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.

Why we stay pro-risk

The path for further gains in risk assets looks to have narrowed after a long run higher, but BlackRock affirms its tactical pro-risk stance – supported by a broadening global restart and ongoing negative real interest rates – even as the path for further gains in risk assets looks to have narrowed after a long run higher.

ABOUT STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS

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.

The Feedback Loops of the Energy Transition

We are at a tipping point. Positive feedback loops underpinned by innovation will likely lead to a mass displacement of fossil fuels by renewables. In this article, State Street identifies seven feedback loops that are driving a rapid transformation of the global energy system.