Hedge Funds

Bond market cycle shift imminent

Investors should prepare for a swift change in the bond market cycle as US rates finally rise on the back of strong US labour market figures for employment and wages growth, according to one of the world’s leading fixed income investors. Jeffrey Rosenberg, chief investment strategist for Black Rock (pictured), said volatility would not be […]

Precarious world needs effective G20

General secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, Sharan Burrow, spoke to the Lowy Institute for International Policy in Sydney, Australia on Thursday August 1 about the need for an effective G20 in a precarious world. Ladies and Gentlemen, The global economy is no more stable today than it was six years ago, and the […]
Investment Strategy

State Street: Aussie dollar is 30% overvalued

The Australian dollar is as much as 30 per cent overvalued and Australian investors should consider their currency exposures on the back of slowing growth in Asia and falling demand for commodities, says the global head of currency management at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). Boston-based senior managing director Colin Crownover says SSGA’s analysis indicates […]