On 22 January 2021, RARE Infrastructure Limited changed its name to ClearBridge Investments Limited.

Perspectives

Stay up-to-date with the current investment and macroeconomic issues at ClearBridge Investments. We provide analyses of the themes and trends which lie at the heart of your investment challenges.

Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
Anatomy of a Recession Risk Dashboard

Anatomy of a Recession Risk Dashboard

Recessions historically coincide with market downturns. Stay informed on the likelihood of a US recession with the ClearBridge Investments Recession Risk Dashboard and Anatomy of a Recession program updated monthly.

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Podcasts

Recorded by our fund managers; they share their views on what’s happening in global economies, the markets and our strategies.

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Portfolio Insights
Value Strategy March Commentary

Value Strategy March Commentary

Our Global Listed Infrastructure funds underperformed infrastructure indices, which marginally underperformed equities for the quarter, largely due to higher weights in rate-sensitive stocks among infrastructure sectors.

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Income Strategy March Commentary

Income Strategy March Commentary

The quarter saw rapid increases in both bond rates and inflation expectations as the economic recovery continued, strongly aided by a quickening vaccine rollout and massive levels of government stimulus.

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Emerging Markets Strategy March Commentary

Emerging Markets Strategy March Commentary

Stimulus remained plentiful, particularly in the U.S. with Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan approved during the quarter and closely followed by a proposal for a $2 trillion infrastructure bill, broadly defined.

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Infrastructure Insights Video
Nick Langley on AssetTV Infrastructure Masterclass

Nick Langley on AssetTV Infrastructure Masterclass

Portfolio Manager Nick Langley joins an AssetTV Masterclass panel to discuss how infrastructure investments fit in a portfolio, the opportunity for infrastructure given increased policy focus on climate change and whether inflation will be an important factor in infrastructure returns in an economic recovery. 

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Infrastructure Insights
Inflation, Rising Rates and Their Impact on Infrastructure

Inflation, Rising Rates and Their Impact on Infrastructure

Inflation is a pass-through, directly or indirectly, for infrastructure assets and so should have a limited impact on valuations.

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Portfolio Insights
Infrastructure Index February Commentary

Infrastructure Index February Commentary

The Global Infrastructure Index seeks to provide focused exposure to infrastructure companies by analysing the actual sources of corporate cash flows rather than high-level industry classifications.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
Recession Indicators: Amid Recovery, Inflation Scare Looms

Recession Indicators: Amid Recovery, Inflation Scare Looms

With reopening expected to spark a pickup in activity, fiscal and monetary policy still quite accommodative and the economy facing easier near-term price comparisons, investors are increasingly concerned about the risk of a sharp rise in inflation.

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Infrastructure Insights Market Outlook Video
Public Policy Among Many Tailwinds for Infrastructure

Public Policy Among Many Tailwinds for Infrastructure

In this video, Portfolio Manager Nick Langley discusses public policy focused on climate change initiatives that connects several trends that underpin the growth of infrastructure assets and earnings.

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Industry Insights Market Outlook
U.S. Demographics Not All Doom and Gloom

U.S. Demographics Not All Doom and Gloom

A growing middle-age population in the coming two decades should support equity markets as the millennial generation enters its peak economic and investment years.

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Infrastructure Insights Responsible Investing Video
Sustainability for infrastructure assets

Sustainability for infrastructure assets

Listen to Portfolio Manager Shane Hurst discuss how ClearBridge Investments incorporates ESG in the investment process.

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Industry Insights
GameStop Saga Invites Scrutiny of Brokerage Practices

GameStop Saga Invites Scrutiny of Brokerage Practices

We do not anticipate material bottom line impacts to brokers, but the discussion around payment for order flow bears watching.

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Infrastructure Insights Video
Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q4 2020

Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q4 2020

Listen to Portfolio Manager Charles Hamieh discuss the valuations from Q4 2020 within the infrastructure asset class and why valuations remain attractive on a medium, to long-term excess return basis.

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