Market Insights

Conventional fixed income is not doing its job

Conventional portfolio construction assumes that governments bonds will diversify equity risk. The theory is that when equities fall, bond yields decline, resulting in capital gains on bonds that help offset equity losses. The problem is that it’s not working that way in practice.

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Rethinking Fixed Income in Retirement

Ardea discuss some key considerations for retiree portfolios and why actively managed fixed income is a compelling alternative that can complement traditional retirement income sources.

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Volatility strategies are reliable risk diversifiers

The large and liquid universe of global interest rate options offers an impressive set of tools from which volatility strategies can be constructed. This article discusses how volatility strategies are reliable risk diversifiers.

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