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Infrastructure Insights
Will Renewables Survive the Energy Transition?

Will Renewables Survive the Energy Transition?

While public funding for renewables may face increasing policy risk, regulators will continue to provide attractive returns for regulated utilities supporting the energy transition.

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Global Growth Strategy May Commentary

Global Growth Strategy May Commentary

Growth stocks outperformed value in May, with the main drivers of growth outperformance being U.S. mega cap stocks in information technology (IT) and communication services.

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Global Value Improvers Strategy Commentary May

Global Value Improvers Strategy Commentary May

Global equities rose in May, spurred by stabilising inflation indicators in the U.S. and largely positive corporate earnings.

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Developed Markets Income Strategy May Commentary

Developed Markets Income Strategy May Commentary

Infrastructure outperformed global equities in May, with both markets helped by strength in the utilities sector.

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Global Infrastructure Value Strategy May Commentary

Global Infrastructure Value Strategy May Commentary

We remain balanced between more defensive regulated utilities and more GDP-sensitive infrastructure names.

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Global Infrastructure Income Strategy May Commentary

Global Infrastructure Income Strategy May Commentary

We remain defensively positioned as impacts of tightened financial conditions are expected to impact the economy and ultimately corporate earnings.

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Emerging Markets Strategy May Commentary

Emerging Markets Strategy May Commentary

A moderate decline in bond yields in recent weeks has helped defensive and yield-oriented sectors such as communication towers.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Resilient Economy Gets More Credit

AOR Update: Resilient Economy Gets More Credit

Credit Spreads became the first indicator to turn green this month while Profit Margins improved to yellow, bringing the overall dashboard closer to green.

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Introducing Global Growth

Introducing Global Growth

In this video, Portfolio Manager, Michael Testorf is joined by Head of APAC Business Development, Matt Bushby to introduce the Global Growth Strategy. Come along as they explore the Strategy and it's objectives.

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Peak Rates a Good Sign for Infrastructure

Peak Rates a Good Sign for Infrastructure

Infrastructure has historically outperformed global equities as interest rates have peaked, something to keep in mind as inflation indicators slow and allow major central banks to end their hawkish positioning and move toward easing.

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Introducing Global Value Improvers

Introducing Global Value Improvers

Join Portfolio Manager, Grace Su as she delves into the investment philosophy supporting the ClearBridge Global Value Improvers Strategy, and explores what the Strategy aims to achieve.

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Infrastructure Multiples Point to a Potential Rerating

Infrastructure Multiples Point to a Potential Rerating

Despite headwinds to defensive stocks, infrastructure’s strong earnings growth, attractive valuations and predictable dividend stream make us quite constructive on the sector.

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The Challenge of Powering AI

The Challenge of Powering AI

The accelerating pace of power demands among AI aspirants is putting pressure on an already stretched electrical grid, which may cause a resetting of AI growth expectations. Higher power demand and pricing are creating powerful tailwinds for cyclical stocks supporting the AI buildout.

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