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A high-conviction approach to dividend income


Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco Advisers, Inc.
April 10, 2017

Subject | Active management | Invesco | Macro views

Investors in today’s market are navigating a series of “what ifs” – potential policy shifts from the Trump administration in the U.S., interest-rate changes and uncertain global growth rates. I believe that a long-term, high-conviction approach to dividend investing is an asset in today’s short-term-focused, myopic markets.

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3 reasons for active management in EM


Head of Emerging-Markets Equities, Invesco Hong Kong Ltd.
April 7, 2017

Subject | Active management | Institutional | Macro views | Trimark

Now that passive index strategies are ubiquitous across markets, I am pleased to see that the overall active vs. passive debate is over, replaced by a more nuanced discussion about where each approach makes sense in an investor’s portfolio. I am of the firm belief that emerging markets is an investing space in which active management is not only preferred, but in most cases, vital. Here are my three main reasons why.

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Is your ETF trading data accurate?


Vice President, Head of Product & Business Strategy, PowerShares Canada
April 6, 2017

Subject | ETFs | Industry views | PowerShares

Across Canada, market participants – advisors and investors alike – access market data for securities through sophisticated market tools, such as Bloomberg and Thomson ONE. This data includes last price, bid/ask and volume, all of which play a crucial role in making trading decisions.

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U.K. triggers Brexit with Article 50: What happens now?


Head of Emerging Market Sovereign & Macro Research | Portfolio Manager, Invesco Ltd.
March 29, 2017

Subject | Active management | Institutional | Invesco | Invesco Fixed Income (IFI) | Macro views

The Brexit process started today, when British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified the European Union (EU) of the U.K.’s intention to withdraw from the EU under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

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Will Trump’s fiscal stimulus lead to inflation?


Chief Economist, Invesco Ltd.
March 27, 2017

Subject | Institutional | Macro views

Financial markets have reacted strongly to the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. While equities in the U.S. and elsewhere have risen strongly (reflecting expectations of stronger growth and therefore improved corporate earnings), bond prices have fallen (reflecting higher yields, in turn a result of higher inflation expectations). As debate continues around President Trump’s fiscal stimulus program, a key question has emerged: What role might his policies play in creating inflation?

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