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Fixed Income

The new defensive: Is there life after bonds?

Investors are facing some deeper thinking about defensive asset classes, portfolio diversification and income generation in light of the diminished attributes bonds now hold in light of unique circumstances financial markets are throwing up. Experts discuss the evolving environment and consider relevant defensive strategies.
Hedge Funds

Gloomy investors take a shine to gold

King Midas once said “everything I touch turns to gold” and in an environment  of continuing market volatility, institutional  investors are increasingly wishing they had the Midas touch – according to ETF Securities’ Nigel Phelan.  Gold is enjoying a stellar run. A surge in the gold price has helped this precious metal overshadow most other […]