The perception and the reality of portfolio diversification can turn out very different in adverse market environments.
It is widely assumed that government bonds are inherently ‘safe’ investments but this assumption is no longer so reliable.
Liquidity often gets little attention until something goes wrong … and in March 2020 things certainly went wrong.
Government bond markets are now at the precipice of a paradigm shift.
For several decades now, the correlation between asset prices has generally been increasing.
In this Livewire video, Dr Laura Ryan discusses a strategy that can produce returns regardless of whether interest rates are rising or falling.
How can a negative yield bond deliver a positive return, or a positive yield bond deliver a loss?
The average Australian household’s wealth may be even more exposed to the housing market than many people realise.
The ‘repo market’ – has received an unusual amount of attention since the latter part of 2019.
This article outlines why a relative value approach is a compelling alternative to traditional fixed income investing.