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Liquidity lessons from March

Liquidity often gets little attention until something goes wrong … and in March 2020 things certainly went wrong.

How to reduce the risk of a portfolio

In this Livewire video, Dr Laura Ryan discusses a strategy that can produce returns regardless of whether interest rates are rising or falling.

Mrs. Watanabe meets European insurance companies

Since the early 2000’s the name ‘Mrs. Watanabe’ has been used to describe yield seeking Japanese retail investors, who were forced to increase their offshore investment risk taking in response to ultra-low interest rates back home.

5 Key Risks Impacting Fixed Income for FY20

In this article, we will discuss five key risks to fixed income markets for FY20 and explain their relevance to those allocating to fixed income investments.

Stellar bond returns … what’s driving them?

2019 has so far been a stellar year for bond returns globally. Even a simple passive exposure to long dated bonds has delivered handsome profits that far exceed the average yield of those bonds.