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.

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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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 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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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caps contributing to market breadth and advocates a balanced approach among growth and value stocks as liquidity is withdrawn from the economy.

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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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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Update: The Anti-Taper Tantrum

AOR Update: The Anti-Taper Tantrum

With the economy recovering, removing QE is a step toward more normal but still accommodative monetary policy ahead of eventual rate hikes.

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Market Outlook
Variants Could Extend Growth Curve for Vaccine Makers

Variants Could Extend Growth Curve for Vaccine Makers

The emergence of the COVID-19 Omicron variant shows the fight against the virus is ongoing and that COVID-19 could transition to an endemic virus.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
AOR Blog: Red Light, Green Light

AOR Blog: Red Light, Green Light

Despite some investor worries about stagflation risks, solid 3Q earnings and a green signal for the ClearBridge Anatomy of a Recession Risk Dashboard suggest the US economy remains robust.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
The Long View: The Peak in Peaks

The Long View: The Peak in Peaks

Headline risks around peak everything overlook rolling stock corrections in large swaths of the market and bearish investor sentiment, factors likely to soften the current drawdown.

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Market Outlook
Perspectives on China, the Evergrande Saga and Macau

Perspectives on China, the Evergrande Saga and Macau

The current uncertainty and risks in China should be viewed in the context of the significant long-term investment opportunities in the region. We seek to align our investments with the recent reforms and the next stage of growth drivers.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
Anatomy of a Recession: The More Things Change...

Anatomy of a Recession: The More Things Change...

The overall economic backdrop remains healthy as illustrated by a continued green signal for the ClearBridge Recession Risk Dashboard, despite softer Retail Sales and consumer confidence.

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Anatomy of a Recession Market Outlook
Anatomy of a Recession: Mid-Cycle Transition No Reason to Sell

Anatomy of a Recession: Mid-Cycle Transition No Reason to Sell

Despite a weaker than expected second quarter GDP print, we continue to believe the economy is undergoing a somewhat typical handoff from the early- to mid-cycle.

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