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.

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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 Insights
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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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Wage Moderation Allows Fed Patience

AOR Update: Wage Moderation Allows Fed Patience

Jeff Schulze and Josh Jamner examine why slowing wage growth in the U.S. should offset fears that recent hot inflation prints could spur additional Fed tightening. They also explain how wages have achieved a “Goldilocks” zone supportive of a soft landing.

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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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Infrastructure Insights Video
Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q1 2024

Valuation of Infrastructure Assets Q1 2024

In our latest Valuation update, Portfolio Manager, Simon Ong discusses the contributors to infrastructure returns in the first quarter of 2024, and weighs in on the factors impacting different infrastructure sectors across the globe.

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Equity Insights
International Companies Drive Diabesity Innovation

International Companies Drive Diabesity Innovation

Diabetes and obesity (“diabesity”) have rapidly become the largest opportunity in health care, with an estimated total long-term addressable market of $100 billion in the U.S. alone. Research & development outside the U.S. has provided actionable insights into the blockbuster market for diabesity treatments.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: A Unique Cycle

The Long View: A Unique Cycle

The distinct nature of the current economic cycle appears to have tripped up many traditional recession indicators. Several leading indicators have improved over the last six months, including an upgrade of the ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard to yellow from red.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: It's Looking Different

AOR Update: It's Looking Different

Unsynchronised post-pandemic business cycles look to have spoiled recession expectations, with the ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard moving from red to yellow, favouring a soft landing.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: Soft Landing Coming into View

AOR Update: Soft Landing Coming into View

The overall reading of the ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard, while still in red or recessionary territory, is nearing the threshold for yellow.

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Infrastructure Insights Video
Unlock the Potential of Infrastructure Through Active Management

Unlock the Potential of Infrastructure Through Active Management

Portfolio Manager, Nick Langley highlights how the energy transition and reshoring of supply chains underline the need for active management in the infrastructure space.

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Infrastructure Insights Video
The Impact of Bond Yields on Infrastructure Assets

The Impact of Bond Yields on Infrastructure Assets

Watch Portfolio Manager, Nick Langley explain the impact that bond yield volatility has on the infrastructure asset class. 

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