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Liontrust SF Cautious Managed Fund

Q3 2019 review

Fund currently neutral equities and overweight credit and cash. Read more

Liontrust SF Corporate Bond Fund

Q3 2019 review

Credit overweight a positive over quarter, drive by stock selection in favoured sectors. Read more

Liontrust SF Defensive Managed Fund

Q3 2019 review

Fund overweight credit and cash as trade and Brexit risks continue. Read more

Liontrust GF SF European Corporate Bond Fund

Q3 2019 review

Higher beta subordinated and longer spread duration holdings positive over mixed quarter. Read more

Liontrust SF European Growth Fund

Q3 2019 review

Top stocks over quarter included ASML, Roche and Interxion. Read more

Liontrust SF Global Growth Fund

Q3 2019 review

Key performers over a tough quarter included Alphabet, Equinix and ASML. Read more

Liontrust SF Managed Fund

Q3 2019 review

Neutral equity position reflects less solid economic backdrop. Read more

Liontrust GF SF Pan-European Growth Fund

Q3 2019 review

Amid a more volatile quarter, strongest contributors included Puma and Cellnex. Read more

Liontrust SF UK Growth Fund

Q3 2019 review

LSE and LTG among stronger names amid a volatile quarter. Read more

Liontrust Global Income Fund

September 2019 review

Fund’s financial sector holdings perform well amid market’s swing to value stocks. Read more

Liontrust European Growth Fund

September 2019 review

Amid Middle East tensions and value rally, Fund’s energy stocks exhibit strength. Read more

Liontrust GF European Smaller Companies Fund

September 2019 review

Cyclical value stocks such as CIE Automotive and Bovis Homes rise. Read more

Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Fund

September 2019 review

Long book returns beat market average while short book shows limited participation in the rise. Read more
Mark Williams

The US and China: From Ping Pong Diplomacy to Trade Wars

Fundamental ideological differences have defined relations between China and the US since the communist party took control in 1949. Mark Williams takes an in-depth look at the Trump era and examines how stockmarkets have reacted to his Trade Wars. Read more
Mark Williams

China’s 70th anniversary: communism, capitalism and its watershed moment

The People’s Republic of China marked its 70th anniversary on 1 October with the country at a watershed. Mark Williams analyses whether China can successfully transition its economy to generate slower but more sustainable growth. Read more

Liontrust Macro UK Growth Fund

September 2019 review

Value rally provides broad boost for Fund holdings. Read more

Liontrust Macro Equity Income Fund

September 2019 review

Value rally provides broad boost for Fund holdings. Read more

Liontrust GF Strategic Bond Fund

September 2019 review

German curve position proves right, but for the wrong reasons. Read more

Liontrust GF High Yield Bond Fund

Q3 2019 review

Slowdown likely to lead to earnings squeeze rather than material increase in default risk. Read more

Liontrust GF Absolute Return Bond Fund

Q3 2019 review

Carry component provides majority of alpha with duration kept low in order to protect against extreme valuations. Read more

Liontrust Strategic Bond Fund

September 2019 review

German curve position proves right, but for the wrong reasons. Read more

The Multi-Asset Process

September 2019 Market Review

With the ongoing threat of a global economic slowdown, trade wars and a non-deal Brexit, John Husselbee looks at the actions of central banks during September. Read more

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Shashank Savla

Will India’s corporate tax cuts reignite investment?

India has surprisingly announced corporate tax cuts in an effort to combat its economic slowdown and reignite investment. Shashank Savla analyses the likelihood of success and whether it changes the Liontrust Asia team’s view of India’s stockmarket. Read more
Robin Geffen

Avoiding dividend risk – Imperial Brands

Around 60% of UK equity income funds own Imperial Brands. But Robin Geffen explains why the company is a perfect example of the dangers currently facing income investors: a stock with a high yield and yet a lowly covered dividend. Read more
Stuart Steven

Little value in ‘extremely expensive’ index-linked debt

Despite recent outperformance from index-linked bonds, Stuart Steven highlights an expensive asset class with considerable duration risk and negative returns if held to maturity. Read more

Liontrust Macro Equity Income Fund

August 2019 review

Fund’s value positioning presents a strong headwind as macro events lead to a ‘risk-off’ environment and expectations of more monetary stimulus. Read more

Liontrust Macro UK Growth Fund

August 2019 review

Fund’s value positioning presents a strong headwind as macro events lead to a ‘risk-off’ environment and expectations of more monetary stimulus. Read more

Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund

August 2019 review

Clipper Logistics and Pennant International shares fall as they warn that full-year results are likely to miss expectations. Read more

Liontrust UK Micro Cap Fund

August 2019 review

Fund participates in Brickability Group IPO. Read more

Liontrust UK Growth Fund

August 2019 review

Defensive large cap stocks shine as investors seek safe havens. Read more

Liontrust Special Situations Fund

August 2019 review

Industrial holdings take a hit in risk-off environment. Read more

Liontrust GF UK Growth Fund

August 2019 review

Defensive large cap stocks shine as investors seek safe havens. Read more

Liontrust GF Special Situations Fund

August 2019 review

Industrial holdings take a hit in risk-off environment. Read more

Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Fund

August 2019 review

Short book excels as stocks hit by US-China trade war. Read more

Liontrust Global Income Fund

August 2019 review

Target delivers upbeat results against a weak sector backdrop. Read more

Liontrust GF European Smaller Companies Fund

August 2019 review

Belimo Holding warns that trade tensions could squeeze margins. Read more

Liontrust European Growth Fund

August 2019 review

Clothing brands suffer as investors rotate out of cyclical sectors. Read more

Liontrust European Income Fund

August 2019 review

Fund’s financial sector holdings suffer as global bond yields push lower still. Read more

Liontrust European Enhanced Income Fund

August 2019 review

Fund’s financial sector holdings suffer as global bond yields push lower still. Read more
Stuart Steven

QE – what is it good for?

As the European Central Bank announces open-ended money printing from November, Stuart Steven questions the impact of further quantitative easing on the real economy. Read more

Are we nearing ‘peak car’?

Neil Brown

With congestion rising across our cities we look at the investment opportunities arising from a ‘peak car’ world. Read more
Mike Appleby

The realities of a lower carbon world

Insulation, electric cars and a new energy provider: the realities of carbon neutrality. Read more

Liontrust GF Strategic Bond Fund

August 2019 review

There is too much priced into the markets for the central banking “put” and not enough for trend-like inflation. Read more

Liontrust Strategic Bond Fund

August 2019 review

There is too much priced into the markets for the central banking “put” and not enough for trend-like inflation. Read more

Liontrust Asia Income Fund

August 2019 portfolio changes

Chinese food and beverage specialist Dali Foods added to portfolio. Read more

Liontrust GF Asia Income Fund

August 2019 portfolio changes

Chinese food and beverage specialist Dali Foods added to portfolio. Read more

The Multi-Asset Process

August 2019 Market Review

John Husselbee takes stock of markets as Brexit, trade wars and an inverted yield curve in the US continue to spook investors. Read more
Donald Phillips

What does the government bond rally mean for high yield?

After the rally in rates markets since late last year, Donald Phillips investigates what we can expect from high yield returns over the coming months. Read more
James Inglis-Jones

Yield curve inversion – why we’re not worried, yet

Are bond markets predicting a recession and a negative environment for equities? James Inglis-Jones explains why proprietary measures of investor anxiety present a brighter outlook. Read more