With global bond yields back near the low end of recent ranges, it’s an opportune time to revisit a theme that’s relevant to portfolio construction today – the bond vs. equity correlation.
Everyone has an opinion but does anyone really know?
Conventional thinking about bond-equity relationships currently poses a paradox – the resolution to this seeming paradox is the changing bond-equity correlation.
Last week bond yields globally dropped to the low end of recent ranges and reached new record low levels in Australia, Ardea discuss what investors should think about.
In this Nestegg podcast, Gopi Karunakaran speaks with host David Stratford about the current spotlight on the fixed income markets and the importance of a balanced portfolio.
After fears of rising interest rates and bond market volatility rocked global markets last year, the consensus is now swinging back to the low economic growth / low interest rates narrative.
Why are you accepting more risk for less return? This is a question that’s currently very relevant for corporate bond investors, particularly in the ‘safe’ investment grade (IG) sector.
Recently in the AFR, Tamar Hamlyn discusses how the past weeks and months have seen financial markets approaching the year-end period with decidedly less lustre than investors might like.
Even if you have no exposure to fixed income, interest rates still matter … a lot.
The carrot that alternative investment strategies often dangle in front of investors is the prospect of uncorrelated returns.