Eye of the Needle is a magazine-style podcast that aims to demystify the world of investing and shine a light on the people that look after your money. Featuring guests from the Columbia Threadneedle investments team and regular segments that cover personal finance and investing, Eye of the Needle is a must-listen for anyone looking to learn more about money, with a direct line to the people at the centre of Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
#12 Covid-19: One Year On
In this podcast from the Eye of the Needle team, Toby Nangle, Global Head of Asset Allocation at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, reflects on the extraordinary year we’ve had – a year that challenged families, companies, markets, economies and governments. From the immediate market reaction and trends that have accelerated in the last year, to the outlook for inflation, interest rates and asset classes, Toby offers his unique insight on the huge and ongoing impacts of the coronavirus.
#11 Global Sustainable Outcomes, and how Covid-19 could change the world for ever
In this episode we talk to portfolio manager Pauline Grange about global equities and investing in companies which, through their products or services, aim to address the world's biggest environmental and social challenges. We also look at the impact the coronavirus is having on the world around us and what this means for the future of societies and impact investing, and find out how Pauline is tackling the boredom of lockdown.
#10 US election special: markets impacts from a Biden or Trump victory
In this US election podcast special, Mark King and Carine Walker quiz Nicolas Janvier, Head of US Equities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, on: how markets have behaved after previous elections; whether the Covid-19 crisis will affect the vote; and what might a Biden or a Trump win mean for markets and sectors.
#9 Confronting Covid-19, short-lived value rallies and unprecedented stimulus
In the latest lockdown episode from the Eye of the Needle team, we talk to Francis Ellison, Client Portfolio Manager European equities, and Daisuke Nomoto, Portfolio Manager Japanese equities. Francis talks about the types of business that have done well in Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic, and what investment style might remain in fashion for some time yet; while Daisuke talks Japanese stimulus and the outlook for corporate Japan.
#8 Covid-19, markets and monetary policy
In this lockdown episode from the Eye of the Needle team, we talk to Toby Nangle, Global Head of Asset Allocation, and Nadia Grant, Head of US Equities. They dive into the impacts on markets brought about by the global Covid-19 pandemic, what it’s like managing money in such an environment, and how they see the future for Multi-asset and US equities.
International Women’s Day special
In this bonus episode we’re talking to Maya Bhandari, Multi-Asset Portfolio Manager, and Tammie Tang, Fixed Income Portfolio Manager. They tell us about their routes into asset management and their respective asset classes, how the industry has changed over the past decade, and offer advice to women aspiring to work in finance.