On 22 January 2021, RARE Infrastructure Limited changed its name to ClearBridge Investments Limited.

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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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Recorded by our fund managers; they share their views on what’s happening in global economies, the markets and our strategies.

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Portfolio Insights
Value Strategy February Commentary

Value Strategy February Commentary

In February our Global Listed Infrastructure funds underperformed infrastructure indices, which also underperformed general equities due to the general reflation trade, as well as concerns around rising inflation and bond yields.

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Income Strategy February Commentary

Income Strategy February Commentary

Markets were squarely focused on the risks of rising inflation, as vaccine rollouts, significant levels of fiscal stimulus, the Federal Reserve’s change in its inflation targeting methodology and its willingness to let the economy ‘run hot’ have raised expectations for a recovering economy.

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Emerging Markets Strategy February Commentary

Emerging Markets Strategy February Commentary

Market expectations for U.S. growth continued to trend upwards with Biden’s additional $1.9 trillion stimulus plan looking increasingly likely. Vaccine rollouts gained momentum with additional vaccine availability further supporting growth and reopening expectations.

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Infrastructure Index January Commentary

Infrastructure Index January 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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Infrastructure Insights Portfolio Insights
Understanding Infrastructure

Understanding Infrastructure

In this edition of RARE Insights, Matt Bushby, Global Head of Distribution, explains RARE’s specialist view on infrastructure and the key infrastructure characteristics we look for.

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Income from global portfolio diversification

Income from global portfolio diversification

Australian investors, like many around the world, have a pronounced home bias when investing - this is particularly true when building retirement or income orientated portfolios.

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Investing for sustainable and growing income

Investing for sustainable and growing income

Listed infrastructure is a popular income solution for many. This is due to its track record of consistently delivering a higher yield compared to global equities and 10-year bonds. In creating listed infrastructure income portfolios, Portfolio Managers need to consider the following fundamentals...

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Environment, Social and Corporate Governance

Environment, Social and Corporate Governance

Listen to Co-Founder, Senior Portfolio Manager Nick Langley discuss how assessing ESG can lead to a greater understanding of a range of material issues which in turn can lead to lower risk and stronger long-term performance of our investment portfolios.

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Infrastructure Insights Portfolio Insights
Pursuing Income? A case for listed infrastructure income funds

Pursuing Income? A case for listed infrastructure income funds

A well-selected portfolio of global infrastructure stocks is becoming an increasingly popular way for investors to gain access to steady, inflation-protected income.

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