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China Seeks self-sufficiency amid slowing growth

By Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

Beijing’s new strategy of self-dependent growth must also balance stabilising highly leveraged sectors, such as property, with maintaining sufficient employment for social stability. Will 2021’s policy surprises catch investors unaware?

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Sustainable equities: maintain focus on long term secular growth

By Hamish Chamberlayne, CFA Head of Global Sustainable Equities and Portfolio Manager, Janus Henderson

Embark Adviser newsletter

Why could investors be wrong-footed in 2022? Powerful secular growth trends of digitalisation and electrification should dominate the market narrative over the next decade as decarbonisation of the global economy gathers pace.

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How to compare funds in Volatility Managed Sector

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

Comparing funds in the IA Volatility Managed sector is difficult due to their myriad volatility targets. So, what happened when we built a benchmark of our own?

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Mission possible: How to compare funds in Volatility Managed sector

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter, General news

Comparing funds in the IA Volatility Managed sector is difficult due to their myriad volatility targets. So, what happened when we built a benchmark of our own?

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Is the bond bear market here to stay?

By Paul Brain Newton Investment Management

Embark Adviser newsletter

Rising labour and raw material costs, rising interest rates and costs associated with climate change could also become a significant burden and undermine corporate profits and therefore economic growth. We would expect this to be a feature from the second quarter of next year onwards.

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Emerging markets overlooked resilience

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

For the first time, each of the five funds in the Horizon multi-asset range can invest in Emerging Markets equities. This ability – possible since 5 November 2021 – presents new opportunities for investors and bolsters portfolio efficiency, all within the funds’ strict risk boundaries.

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