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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.
17 June 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Fashion eyes sustainability via the circular economy

The textiles industry is one of the most pollutive in the world, emitting more CO2 than aviation and shipping combined. But a leading sports firm is showing one way the sector can embrace radical change
Read time - 4 min
17 June 2021

Alex Lee

Portfolio Manager

Japan’s software revolution is making up for lost time

Despite being a global hardware leader, Japan is behind the curve on software. However, the use of software solutions by companies is at last picking up pace
Read time - 4 min
15 June 2021

Pauline Grange & Jess Williams

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities & Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Global Sustainable Outcomes - News & Views Q1 2021

This issue looks at inflation and the growing conversation around it as it begins to rise across the world, and looks at sustainability within fashion using a visit to London’s flagship Adidas store to look at how brands are tackling the industry’s carbon footprint.
Read time - 12 min
2 June 2021

Paul DiGiacomo

Head of Equity Research

Covid-19 index: when might life return to ‘normal’? - June 2021

With more countries attempting to return to normality following the coronavirus pandemic, we are monitoring US economic activity as a bellweather for global recovery.
Read time - 3 min
28 May 2021

Maya Bhandari

Portfolio Manager

Asset allocation update: standing pat

Maya Bhandari looks at how the team has managed its asset allocations over the past couple of months and where they believe the best risk-adjusted returns will come from.
Read time - 6 min
28 May 2021

William Davies

CIO, EMEA & Global Head of Equities

Economic forecasts

William Davies looks at what has been happening in various regions around the world in Q2, from economic performance and fiscal stimulus packages to the pace of reopening “post-Covid” and job prospects, and what it all might mean for the future.
Read time - 5 min

Why Columbia Threadneedle Investments for Multi-Asset?

Multi-asset investing is at the heart of what we do at Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

Why CTI for multi-asset

Our investment experts manage all multi-asset strategies using the same tried and tested process.

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