Academics, practitioners, consultants and fund managers have come together to develop a new framework for designing default retirement plans.
Dr. Geoff Warren, Associate Professor at the ANU joins Dr. Laura Ryan to discuss his recent work in retirement modelling. In this episode, Dr. Warren shares how important modelling choices are when assessing the adequacy of the super guarantee (SG). Dr Warren also discusses imputation/franking credits and structuring CIPRs (Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement).
In December, the Australian Government sold negative yielding nominal debt for the first time. We discuss how the massive volume of central bank liquidity and prospects for a rebound in the global economy in 2021 are underpinning the large divergence between equities and bond yields.
The consensus is sure that inflation will remain lower for longer. Most remain sceptical that central banks will succeed in their mission to push it higher.
Dr Laura Ryan discusses defensive fixed income solutions at the Bell Potter VOICES Conference 2020.
In November, the RBA took monetary policy to new extremes by cutting the cash rate to near zero and embarking on a massive new Quantitative Easing program.
In this Netwealth Podcast, Dr Laura Ryan discusses whether duration strategies can still provide diversification in portfolios in the current ultra-low interest rate environment.
Ardea uses statistical modelling in order to discuss whether government bonds still diversify equity risk.
In our first episode of the Ardea Quantitative Research Series, Ben Alexander, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Ardea Investment Management joins Dr. Laura Ryan as they share insights into the risk model used in the Ardea portfolio construction process.
Record low rates are leading some market participants to question whether all bond markets are experiencing “Japanification”. Will this backdrop spell the end to relative value trading opportunities?