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April 2021

Guillaume Langellier

Credit Research Analyst

Office-working: long-term symptoms or full recovery?

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of office workers worldwide were forced to work from home (WFH) for the majority of 2020.
Read time - 5 min
April 2021

Guillaume Langellier

Credit Research Analyst

Office-working: long-term symptoms or full recovery?

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of office workers worldwide were forced to work from home (WFH) for the majority of 2020.
Read time - 5 min

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12 April 2021

Guillaume Langellier

Credit Research Analyst

Office-working: long-term symptoms or full recovery?

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, millions of office workers worldwide were forced to work from home (WFH) for the majority of 2020.
Read time - 5 min
9 April 2021

Market Monitor - 9 April 2021

Stock markets around the world have continued their upward trajectory following the Easter weekend as optimism about the strength of the post-pandemic recovery grows.
Read time - 2 min
8 April 2021

Chris Wagstaff

Head of Pensions Investment & Education

Revolution on the horizon: Will the Dutch pension system still set the bar for sustainability, adequacy and integrity?

With the adequacy, sustainability and even integrity of the world’s pension systems being tested to the limit, the Netherlands has achieved more than most in meeting the demographic, economic and financial challenges that have compromised many other pension systems over the past couple of decades.
Read time - 10 min
8 April 2021

Covid-19: One Year On

In this podcast from the Eye of the Needle team, Toby Nangle, Global Head of Asset Allocation at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, reflects on the extraordinary year we’ve had.
Read time - 2 min
6 April 2021

Kavit Tolia

Investment Solutions Senior Quantitative Analyst

Lorenzo Garcia

Head of Investment Solutions, EMEA & APAC

Stuart Jarvis

Quantitative Research Director Global Investment Solutions

Solutions enhanced: Planning for the long term with capital market assumptions

Strategic asset allocation (SAA), the process of determining a well-diversified long-term investment strategy, requires an assessment of the potential returns from different financial assets, as well as the potential risks to which these assets and the final allocation may be subject. In this paper we present the capital market assumptions (CMAs) that we at Columbia Threadneedle use as central forecasts of risk and return when conducting SAA analyses for our clients.
Read time - 5 min
31 March 2021

David Dudding

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Fund manager interview: maintaining a global focus

With economies looking towards a post-Covid world and concerns around inflation growing, we talk to the manager of the Global Focus strategy about what 2021 might have in store
Read time - 5 min
31 March 2021

James Coke

Fund Manager and Co-head of Institutional UK Real Estate

UK real estate: resilience and dynamism in equal measure

Over an unprecedented 12 months commercial property funds have proven their resilience as stable income generators. Here, we look at how the market is changing and evolving to ensure it delivers for investors in the years to come
Read time - 5 min
29 March 2021

Fixed Income Desk

In Credit - Weekly Snapshot

In Credit Weekly Snapshot - March 2021

Our fixed income team provide their weekly snapshot of market events.
Read time - 3 min
26 March 2021

Mark King

Head of Investment Content

Market Monitor - 26 March 2021

Pessimism about the economic recovery from Covid-19 has held stock markets back during another week of lacklustre performance.
Read time - 2 min
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