For investors seeking reliable income, global diversification and inflation protection, specialist listed infrastructure portfolios aims to provide all three.

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Infrastructure Has an Edge as a Long-Term Income Solution

Infrastructure Has an Edge as a Long-Term Income Solution

With government bond yields low and in many cases delivering negative real yields, investors have had to look to additional asset classes to meet their income needs. A popular income solution for many is global listed infrastructure.

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Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q1 2022

Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q1 2022

In our latest Valuations update, Portfolio Manager Nick Langley discusses how the macro environment is impacting the listed infrastructure asset class and highlights the valuations of different regions and sectors.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Not Your Father's Energy Crisis

AOR Update: Not Your Father's Energy Crisis

Jeff and Josh compare the current oil price spike to the Arab oil embargo that sparked the 1973-75 recession but note that today’s economy is starting from a stronger foundation as reflected by a green signal for the Recession Risk Dashboard. Cracks are appearing, however, with commodities and credit spreads weakening to yellow during April.

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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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ClearBridge 2022 Stewardship Report

ClearBridge 2022 Stewardship Report

The annual report highlights salient engagements ClearBridge has had with management teams at both large cap and small cap portfolio companies on pressing sustainability issues and details how we are assessing sustainability risks and opportunities such as climate change and diversity, equity & inclusion across the firm.

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Value Strategy March Commentary

Value Strategy March Commentary

The outlook for interest rates and inflation continue to cause volatility in markets following the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. We expect this volatility to continue as the market digests the impact on inflation and global growth.

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Income Strategy March Commentary

Income Strategy March Commentary

Geopolitical risks, ongoing COVID-19 disruption, supply chain issues and high inflation continue to reduce expectations for economic growth, although a recession is still not considered the base case.

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Developed Markets Income Strategy March Commentary

Developed Markets Income Strategy March Commentary

Our global listed infrastructure strategies outperformed global equities for the month.

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Emerging Markets Strategy March Commentary

Emerging Markets Strategy March Commentary

In emerging markets, the Chinese equity market, in particular, experienced weakness due to COVID outbreaks and lockdowns, coupled with internet sector concerns from a regulatory crackdown and ADR de-listing threats.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: When Doves Cry

The Long View: When Doves Cry

Our latest Anatomy of a Recession update discusses how when even the most notable doves call out the risk of inflation, investors should take the Fed seriously.

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Industry Insights
War Accelerates Secular Policy Shifts Across Europe

War Accelerates Secular Policy Shifts Across Europe

European countries realise they will need greater stimulus and investment in renewable energy to obtain security.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Resilience in Wartime

AOR Update: Resilience in Wartime

While a European slowdown would be a headwind for U.S. growth, the expansion is slowing from elevated levels and recession risks remain low.

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Ukraine Invasion Triggers Volatility, Fed Still on Course

Ukraine Invasion Triggers Volatility, Fed Still on Course

Military invasions have historically created an equity market low with U.S. stocks becoming increasingly volatile over the last several trading days.

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