fixed-income investments

Investment Strategy

Retail bonds – who wants them?

Governments have been talking about the need for a retail bond market for some years now, but are investors and issuers really interested? It’s a nice theory. Australian retail investors are too focused on equities and need access to some good quality fixed-income investments. Super funds of all sizes – industry and self-managed – should […]
Investment Strategy

Income investing in turbulent times

More than half of Asian institutional investors plan to increase their allocations to European and US investment-grade bonds in the next five years, research reveals. The independent research carried out by Greenwich Associates for Fidelity Worldwide found Asian investors were willing to move up the risk spectrum in their fixed-income investments and were prepared to […]