The asymmetry of interest rate duration risk

A common way to think about bond yields is to view them as a cushion that protects bondholders from the potential negative effects of duration risk. As bond yields have now collapsed to very low levels, that protection from duration risk has vanished.

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Compensation for credit risk is poor

Following the sharp sell-off in Q4 2018, credit markets globally have performed strongly in 2019. Having seen a big dip, followed by a quick rebound, how are we now left?

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Webinar: Introducing ActiveX

Watch Ardea Portfolio Manager Gopi Karunakaran and Fidante Investment Specialist Sam Morris as they discuss the ActiveX Ardea Real Outcome Bond Fund (Managed Fund).

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Credit is the Canary

Following last week’s meeting of the US Federal Reserve (FED), markets have become increasingly concerned that the FED is making a policy mistake in continuing to increase interest rates.

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