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.
Ultra-low yields fundamentally change the risk vs. reward proposition of government bonds.
It is widely assumed that government bonds are inherently ‘safe’ investments but this assumption is no longer so reliable.
Government bond markets are now at the precipice of a paradigm shift.
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?
To properly assess performance the underlying drivers of return must be understood, including the types of risk to which a portfolio is exposed.
In this podcast Portfolio Manager, Gopi Karunakaran, speaks to Alan Kohler about the Ardea Real Outcome Fund and how it operates.
2019’s rampant bond rally came to a halt this month as bond yields rose, causing bond prices to fall across most major bond markets.
Some central banks are pushing monetary policy into the upside down world of negative interest rates, but rather than success they are creating bizarre side effects.