duration

Hedge Funds

Rethinking fixed interest: making the ‘30’ different from the ‘70’ again

Institutional investors have been forced to decide whether they will rebalance to their pre-crisis equity allocations, which has thrust the traditional alternative in to the spotlight. “The fixed income asset class is now getting its fair share of attention amongst investment consultants, fund researchers and trustee boards…and about time too!” exclaimed Simon Doyle, Schroder Investment […]
Hedge Funds

Rethinking fixed interest: making the ‘30’ different from the ‘70’ again

Institutional investors have been forced to decide whether they will rebalance to their pre-crisis equity allocations, which has thrust the traditional alternative in to the spotlight. “The fixed income asset class is now getting its fair share of attention amongst investment consultants, fund researchers and trustee boards…and about time too!” exclaimed Simon Doyle, Schroder Investment […]
Hedge Funds

Linked in: the perks and pitfalls of running ILBs

Inflation is coming, and with commodity prices and property valuations in decline, some investors are allocating to inflation-linked bonds, which are built to outperform once economic growth is hit and real yields fall. But ‘linkers’ carry illiquidity and volatility risks that can undermine their appeal. How should superannuation funds approach these assets? SIMON MUMME reports. […]
Hedge Funds

Linked in: the perks and pitfalls of running ILBs

Inflation is coming, and with commodity prices and property valuations in decline, some investors are allocating to inflation-linked bonds, which are built to outperform once economic growth is hit and real yields fall. But ‘linkers’ carry illiquidity and volatility risks that can undermine their appeal. How should superannuation funds approach these assets? SIMON MUMME reports.
<1of2>