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

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.

Industry Insights
Carbon Capture: Early Days of a $1 Trillion Industry?

Carbon Capture: Early Days of a $1 Trillion Industry?

Even the most ambitious emission-reduction scenarios suggest carbon capture solutions are needed to achieve full decarbonisation.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook Video
2022 Inflation Outlook: Transitory or Structural?

2022 Inflation Outlook: Transitory or Structural?

Investment Strategist Jeff Schulze, CFA, and Investment Strategy Analyst Josh Jamner, CFA, discuss the likely trajectory of inflation in 2022 and the good news for long-term equity investors in the face of rising interest rates.

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Market Outlook Responsible Investing
2022 ESG Outlook: The Value of Knowing What You Own

2022 ESG Outlook: The Value of Knowing What You Own

2022 will increase the focus on the energy transition and the importance of proxy voting and human capital management for active ESG managers.

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Industry Insights Video
How Fears of the US Fed Tightening Are Causing Equity Volatility

How Fears of the US Fed Tightening Are Causing Equity Volatility

In this video, Chief Investment Officer, Scott Glasser explains how reduced liquidity, inflation and supply chain issues are causing an adjustment period for US equities.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Home Sick

AOR Update: Home Sick

Investment Specialists, Jeff Schulze and Josh Jamner discuss how sick workers are measured in employment data could be understating jobs and overstating wage gains, and potentially impact monetary policy.

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Infrastructure Insights Portfolio Insights
Infrastructure Index December Commentary

Infrastructure Index December 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
The Long View: 2022 - The Year of Transition

The Long View: 2022 - The Year of Transition

We expect more volatile equity markets with more muted returns than the last two years as the macro environment undergoes a shift in terms of phase of the economic cycle, the pandemic, monetary policy and fiscal stimulus.

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Industry Insights Infrastructure Insights Market Outlook Video
Opportunities and Mega-Trends for Infrastructure

Opportunities and Mega-Trends for Infrastructure

Infrastructure is at the centre of several well recognised and long term thematics, including COVID recovery stimulus programmes, net-zero and the path to decarbonisation, transport efficiency and digital connectivity. In this video Portfolio Manager, Nick Langley explains the impact of Public Policy globally and how investors can benefit from these opportunities and mega-trends.

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Infrastructure Insights Video
Protect Your Portfolio Against Rising Inflation

Protect Your Portfolio Against Rising Inflation

In this video Portfolio Manager, Shane Hurst discusses how infrastructure investors can get exposure to a set of assets that can protect their portfolios from rising inflation while also delivering attractive income with the potential for capital growth.

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Infrastructure Insights Market Outlook Video
Infrastructure Outlook in 2022: Defensive Growth, or Just Defense?

Infrastructure Outlook in 2022: Defensive Growth, or Just Defense?

In an uncertain macroeconomic environment, the certainty of future earnings and growth will be key: infrastructure and utilities significantly outperform other equities on this measure.

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Market Outlook
U.S. Equity Outlook: Markets Gird for Reduced Liquidity

U.S. Equity Outlook: Markets Gird for Reduced Liquidity

In our U.S. Equity Outlook: “Markets Gird for Reduced Liquidity” Chief Investment Officer, Scott Glasser explains the importance of small caps contributing to market breadth and advocates a balanced approach among growth and value stocks as liquidity is withdrawn from the economy.

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Market Outlook Video
AssetTV Global Equity Outlook for 2022

AssetTV Global Equity Outlook for 2022

In a recently released AssetTV video Portfolio Managers, Margaret Vitrano, Elisa Mazen and Dmitry Khaykin highlight their views on inflation, Omicron and regulatory risks and discuss where they see the best opportunities in U.S. and international markets in the year ahead. 

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