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Legg Mason Small-Cap Quality Value ETF

The latest Legg Mason offering in small-cap investing, Legg Mason Small-Cap Quality Value ETF, employs a strategic, multi-factor approach powered by decades of insights from experienced small-cap practitioners — all in an ETF wrapper.


ESG and Credit Ratings

Credit Rating Agencies are making meaningful progress in identifying and reflecting environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in the credit rating process. This is both welcome and encouraging, but more needs to be done to ensure the rewards fixed income investors can expect reflect the risks they are taking.


Emerging market equities - a reality check

Despite their more attractive growth and secular tailwinds, many investors have historically been hesitant to invest in emerging markets (EMs). The reasons for this include concerns around currency volatility, political instability and economic over-reliance on commodities and resources. This view is increasingly outdated, however.


Four Lessons from the Taper Tantrum

The lessons from the 2013 taper tantrum are relevant for bond investors today, but as circumstances are different we do not expect a similar outcome.



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