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Multi Asset Strategy

14th APR. 2021

High Yield: how much fuel left in the tank? Returns outlook is still positive – but focus on BB and avoid CCC

Multi Asset Strategy

Economics Weekly

13th APR. 2021

Signs of a shift out of Secular Stagnation - The Roaring Twenties won’t be repeated, but that’s a good thing

Economics Weekly

Why IPOs may boom in this new Policy Regime

18th MAR. 2021

An IPO boom could signal a golden era for Global Banks and corporate finance as companies look to reverse the trend of de-equitisation and float / re-list / issue equity and pay down debt.

Why IPOs may boom in this new Policy Regime

A Trillion dollars here or there

10th MAR. 2021

. . . Now that the fiscal outlook is clearer, consumer behavior is key.
The fiscal outlook has become clearer with the imminent passage of the American Rescue Plan, China’s recent budget announcement and the suspension of the EU fiscal rules for another year. We find ourselves upgrading our global growth forecasts to 6 1/2%.

A Trillion dollars here or there

ASR’s Ian Harnett writes the Markets Insight column in the Financial Times.

18th FEB. 2021

Absolute Strategy Research’s Co-Founder Ian Harnett discusses why expansive fiscal and monetary policies may see a 1980s-style Japanese melt-up and meltdown, in his Financial Times ‘Market Insights’ article.

ASR’s Ian Harnett writes the Markets Insight column in the Financial Times.

Absolute Strategy Research Featured in Bloomberg Opinion article.

18th FEB. 2021

John Authers utilises some ASR charts in his Bloomberg Opinion article titled: The Bubble's Final Paroxysm May Be Months Away.

Absolute Strategy Research Featured in Bloomberg Opinion article.

We remain Overweight Europe vs the US

16th FEB. 2021

ASR Co-Founder David Bowers reiterates our preference for European Equities vs US Equities

We remain Overweight Europe vs the US

Quality Factor Downgraded as Economy Recovers

27th JAN. 2021

ASR Head of Quant Strategy Charles Cara adapts ASR’s 5-pillar framework to for each of the six Equity Factors. With the economic environment improving, Quality is downgraded to neutral.

Quality Factor Downgraded as Economy Recovers

Has the Growth Bubble Peaked?

21st JAN. 2021

ASR Co-Founders Ian Harnett and David Bowers make their case for a bubble in US Growth Equities, and that it may have already burst. However, errors by policymakers may sustain it.

Has the Growth Bubble Peaked?

Equity Strategy Lessons for 2021

14th JAN. 2021

ASR’s Co-Founder’s David Bowers and Ian Harnett identify lessons in Equity Strategy learned in 2020 to help Investors navigate markets in 2021.

Equity Strategy Lessons for 2021

ASR Thematics

18th DEC. 2020

Build Back Better? The prospects for new forms of capitalism post-Covid

ASR Thematics

ASR Q4 Asset Allocation Survey

15th DEC. 2020

The Great Reflation Trade of 2021 - The Most Optimistic Survey in its 6 Year History.

ASR Q4 Asset Allocation Survey

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Why IPOs may boom in this new Policy Regime