Ms Rowton is a London-based Investment Strategist with Allianz Global Investors, which she joined in 2011. She works alongside the Global Strategist and regional strategists to provide retail and institutional clients with investment insights, and to shape the global “house view”. Ms Rowton is also a member of the Allianz Global Fundamental Strategy portfolio-management team. Before joining the Global Economics and Strategy team, she worked in Institutional Sales focusing on UK corporate pension plans and charity endowment funds. Stephanie has a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Manchester and has completed both her graduate diploma in law (GDL) and her legal practice course (LPC).
Climate change is shifting investor priorities and driving wider adoption of sustainable business models, which seek to “meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”.
Global growth continues to decelerate, but many emerging-market economies are presenting opportunities after a tough 2018. Domestic growth is being pushed higher by accommodative commodity prices, Fed support and easing trade tensions.