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Investment Strategy

New thinking needed on asset allocation

The global slowdown has exposed the vulnerabilities of traditional asset allocation, according to senior managing director of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), Shawn Johnson, while sharing the AA implications he believed would be relevant depending on the ‘shape’ of the global economic recovery. “Correlations tend to ‘1’ during a crisis, so the theoretical minimum variance, […]
Investment Strategy

New thinking needed on asset allocation

The global slowdown has exposed the vulnerabilities of traditional asset allocation, according to senior managing director of State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), Shawn Johnson, while sharing the AA implications he believed would be relevant depending on the ‘shape’ of the global economic recovery. “Correlations tend to ‘1’ during a crisis, so the theoretical minimum variance, […]
Hedge Funds

Super Safeguard – an Absolute debacle

It is one of life’s unavoidable ironies: plumbers’ homes have leaky taps, mechanics’ cars break down… and journalists who write about super all day have accounts that are in disarray. Before embarking on a successful career with Investment & Technology, Unbalanced endured a series of unsuccessful jaunts in a variety of professions. Subsequently, we now […]
Hedge Funds

Super Safeguard – an Absolute debacle

It is one of life’s unavoidable ironies: plumbers’ homes have leaky taps, mechanics’ cars break down… and journalists who write about super all day have accounts that are in disarray. Before embarking on a successful career with Investment & Technology, Unbalanced endured a series of unsuccessful jaunts in a variety of professions. Subsequently, we now […]