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The emergence of COVID-19 and the monumental collapse in oil prices are proving to be the most significant events facing investors since the global financial crisis in 2008.
 
As the spread of the coronavirus unfolds, global markets will likely continue to experience heightened volatility and uncertainty. Our global investment team share their perspectives on how to navigate the storm going forward.

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October 2020 / MARKET OUTLOOK

COVID-19 Has Transformed the US High Yield...

COVID-19 Has Transformed the US High Yield Opportunity Set

COVID-19 Has Transformed the US High Yield...

Downgrades and defaults have had a major impact on the asset class

By Kevin Loome & Gregor Dannacher

By Kevin Loome & Gregor Dannacher

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August 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Why the EU Recovery Fund is No Panacea

Why the EU Recovery Fund is No Panacea

Why the EU Recovery Fund is No Panacea

Public debt sustainability remains a key challenge

By Tomasz Wieladek

Tomasz Wieladek T.Rowe Price International Economist

August 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Investing Through the Pandemic

Investing Through the Pandemic

Investing Through the Pandemic

Managing a global equity strategy during the coronavirus crisis.

By Scott Berg

Scott Berg Portfolio Manager

July 2020 / Investment Insights

Virus Control May Help Europe to Outperform...

Virus Control May Help Europe to Outperform the U.S.

Virus Control May Help Europe to Outperform...

Stricter lockdown measures could boost short-term performance

By Tomasz Wieladek

Tomasz Wieladek T.Rowe Price International Economist

July 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

“Deferred Growth” Companies Pose Intriguing...

“Deferred Growth” Companies Pose Intriguing Opportunities

“Deferred Growth” Companies Pose Intriguing...

Some strong firms may benefit from a delayed surge in demand.

By Nabil Hanano & James Stillwagon

By Nabil Hanano & James Stillwagon

July 2020 / VIDEO

Six Risks to the Coronavirus Recovery

Six Risks to the Coronavirus Recovery

Six Risks to the Coronavirus Recovery

We believe there are six key risks to the global economic recovery.

By Nikolaj Schmidt

Nikolaj Schmidt Chief International Economist

July 2020 / POLICY INSIGHTS

The U.S. Dollar in 2020: Does the Buck Stop...

The U.S. Dollar in 2020: Does the Buck Stop Here?

The U.S. Dollar in 2020: Does the Buck Stop...

Four indicators of weakness could mean it is time to diversify

By Ken Orchard

Ken Orchard Portfolio Manager

June 2020 / MARKET OUTLOOK

Managing to the Other Side

Managing to the Other Side

Managing to the Other Side

Four themes driving our Midyear Market Outlook

By Robert W. Sharps, Justin Thomson & Mark Vaselkiv

By Robert W. Sharps, Justin Thomson & Mark Vaselkiv

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July 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Taking Stock of U.S. Equities Amid the Crisis

Taking Stock of U.S. Equities Amid the Crisis

Taking Stock of U.S. Equities Amid the Crisis

A closer look at diverging U.S. equity market and economic performance.

By Julian Cook & Eric Papesh

By Julian Cook & Eric Papesh

July 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Six Risks to the Post-Coronavirus Recovery

Six Risks to the Post-Coronavirus Recovery

Six Risks to the Post-Coronavirus Recovery

Policymakers face obstacles in getting the economy back on track.

By Nikolaj Schmidt

Nikolaj Schmidt Chief International Economist

July 2020 / VIDEO

Three Tips For a Recession?

Three Tips For a Recession?

Three Tips For a Recession?

Discover Yoram's top three tips to help investors remain calm amid current market...

By Yoram Lustig

Yoram Lustig Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA

July 2020 / VIDEO

Volatility: Is the Worst Behind Us?

Volatility: Is the Worst Behind Us?

Volatility: Is the Worst Behind Us?

After March’s spike in volatility, what can we expect market reactions to be long-term?

By Yoram Lustig

Yoram Lustig Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA

July 2020 / VIDEO

Volatility + Uncertainty – What Next for...

Volatility + Uncertainty – What Next for Equities and Bonds?

Volatility + Uncertainty – What Next for...

With a period of volatility going forwards, how do we expect equity and bond markets...

By Yoram Lustig

Yoram Lustig Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA

July 2020 / VIDEO

What To Watch in Unchartered Territory

What To Watch in Unchartered Territory

What To Watch in Unchartered Territory

What can investors expect in coming months and what should we watch in the markets...

By Yoram Lustig

Yoram Lustig Head of Multi-Asset Solutions, EMEA

June 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Three Risks to Credit Markets This Summer

Three Risks to Credit Markets This Summer

Three Risks to Credit Markets This Summer

Why I’m becoming more cautious on corporate debt

By Ken Orchard

Ken Orchard Portfolio Manager

June 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

China Becomes a Renewed Target in the 2020...

China Becomes a Renewed Target in the 2020 Election

China Becomes a Renewed Target in the 2020...

Tensions mount over key policy issues in wake of the pandemic

By Katie Deal

Katie Deal Associate Analyst

June 2020 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Making Sense of Coronavirus for Asia Credit...

Making Sense of Coronavirus for Asia Credit Investing

Making Sense of Coronavirus for Asia Credit...

Asia credit has proved resilient amid the coronavirus pandemic

By Sheldon Chan

Sheldon Chan Porfolio Manager