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Diverse opportunities drive consistency

Different asset classes respond differently to changes in the economic and business cycle, hence the investment returns from individual asset classes can vary significantly over time and differ markedly from those of other asset classes. By investing in a mix of assets and actively reviewing and changing our portfolios, in order to participate in investment opportunities while minimising volatility, we aim to deliver a smoother investment experience for investors.

  1. Potential to receive attractive levels of growth and/or income with less volatility than equities.
  2. Active allocation of risk, when managed efficiently, can provide investors with more return per unit of risk
  3. Uncorrelated sources of return can deliver important diversification benefits compared to single asset class portfolios
  4. Provides investors with an effective, ‘one stop shop’ investment solution.
7 January 2022

Investment team updates - Bullet points 7 January 2022

Latest news from around the investment desks.
Read time - 3 min
23 December 2021

Edward Al-Hussainy

Senior Interest Rate and Currency Analyst

Monetary policy and the yield curve

Ed Al-Hussainy, Senior Rates and Currency Analyst, looks at how monetary policy is set to become less supportive in 2022 and what this means for interest rates and the yield curve.
Read time - 5 min
22 December 2021

William Davies

Deputy Global Chief Investment Officer

Outlook 2022: a year of considerable change

Deputy Global CIO and CIO EMEA, William Davies, talks about what the coming year might bring for companies, markets and fiscal policy.
Listen time - 18 min
20 December 2021

Richard Colwell

Head of UK Equities

Less bezzle, more sparkle in the UK!

In 2021, investing in UK equities began to feel a little less lonely. The FTSE 100 index rose by more than 10% for the year by early December and UK companies resumed dividend payments after the pandemic-induced economic freeze in early 2020 when all hope seemed extinguished.
Read time - 4 min
15 December 2021

Melda Mergen

Global Head of Equity

A bumpy ride higher for equities

The coronavirus continues to introduce uncertainty, but investors should expect cyclicals to outperform in the first half of the year. Here we identify key catalysts for equity markets.
Read time - 5 min
14 December 2021

European equities: Stock selection guided by razor-sharp research will be the holy grail

We look at 2022 will be a stop-start year across financial markets, with European political leadership adding to the mix. But, as ever, there will be opportunities for clever stock selection.
Read time - 3 min

Our multi-asset range

Threadneedle (Lux) Euro Dynamic Real Return Fund

Multi-asset real return portfolios aim to deliver consistent, sustainable risk-adjusted returns irrespective of the investment environment. This combination of positive long-term capital growth potential with lower volatility and protection against inflation lies behind the appeal of multi-asset real return funds.

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Threadneedle (Lux) Global Multi-Asset Income Fund

With a focus on diversification, multi-asset income portfolios can combine the right blend of income-generating assets to provide a strong and sustainable level of income, as well as preserve and grow capital, irrespective of the global macro environment.

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About us

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We look after investments for individual investors, financial advisers and wealth managers, as well as insurance firms, pension funds and other institutions.

Our funds

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has a comprehensive range of investment funds catering for a broad range of objectives.

Our capabilities

We offer a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions covering global, regional and domestic markets and asset classes.