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Pendal is getting ready to launch a new online investor portal

Pendal Group

nbsp PENDAL will soon introduce a new unit registry service for our Australian-based funds. Due by March the new Mainstream system will offer clients an industry-leading online investor portal making it easier and faster to get information about their funds. Mainstream is a leading fund registry and administration service for fund managers superannuation trustees and listed companies. Once fully implemented clients will be able to...

Pendal Group update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global community we remain focussed on taking proactive measures and precautions to ensure the health and safety of our employees while maintaining our ability to service our clients and manage our business. Our JOHCM and Pendal Australia staff have been working from home since mid-March 2020. Pendal Group has comprehensive Business Continuity Plans in place for all...

A plain language guide to rebalancing in times of volatility

Stuart Eliot is a senior portfolio manager in Pendal's Multi-Asset team

Rebalancing can materially improve outcomes for investors when done thoughtfully. But it s a surprisingly complex subject.Here Pendal senior portfolio manager Stuart Eliot pictured above offers some practical plain-language tips. REBALANCING is a surprisingly technical subject.There is no shortage of articles out there that discuss the topic using a load of formulas and heavy-duty number crunching.Instead here we ll explain in plain language the practical...

Where to look for opportunities as markets rebound

Michael Blayney, Pendal Group's Head of Multi-Asset

They are the perennial questions for investors when where and what to buy. Here Pendal's head of Multi-Asset Michael Blayney pictured runs through the outlook for major asset classes. NOW that markets have rebounded somewhat the questions of when where and what to buy take on a greater significance.It is not unusual to get a sharp rally in stock indices during a bear market. The...

Michael Blayney: how to value markets right now

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Wondering how to value markets right now Here our head of Multi-Asset Michael Blayney gives a quick overview using three key charts.Watch this short video recorded at Michael's home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPTHi I'm Michael Blayney Head of Multi-Asset at Pendal Group.We've seen some very large falls in equity markets followed by a modest but sharp recovery. We've also seen very low cash...

Michael Blayney: How investors can emerge from COVID-19 better, stronger

Looking to the future

THE world rightly remains focused on reducing the awful human toll of the COVID-19 outbreak.But as investors we know the crisis will pass. We also know our decisions in this type of environment are critical.In every crisis there are opportunities. But sorting genuinely good value from assets that have simply fallen in price is the key.The equity market falls in recent weeks extreme volatility in...

Pendal Group update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the global community I would like to update you on the proactive measures and precautions we have taken to ensure the health and safety of our employees while maintaining our ability to service our clients and manage our business. Like the majority of businesses our staff are now working from home and will do so until further notice....

Michael Blayney: why a diversified portfolio is crucial right now

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Investors with well-diversified well-designed portfolios should stay the course amid the COVID-19 volatility says Pendal Head of Multi-Asset Michael Blayney.Michael explains why in this short video. Or read the transcript below.TranscriptI'm going to provide you here with a brief update on our views on portfolio construction and current market conditions in light of the COVID-19 related volatility we are experiencing.The first point is it's always...

Vimal Gor: A quick take on government COVID-19 responses

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A quick overview of government COVID-19 responses from Pendal Head of Bond Income and Defensive Strategies Vimal Gor.Watch this short video recorded at Vimal's home office or read the transcript below.TRANSCRIPT I've spoken at length over the last few months about the situation we're finding ourselves in in terms of markets and economics.The bottom line is the world economy was slowing and was susceptible to...