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Providing efficient access to local bond markets

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

Interest in supranational emerging market debt has picked up recently, as investors have been attracted by investment grade ratings, ease of settlement, attractive yields, and compliance with the highest standards of ethical and socially conscious investing. These characteristics make a compelling

Published: 09 July 2018

Business Area: Asset Allocation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

The Asset Allocator’s View & Table

Published by : Manulife Asset Management

The asset allocation teams maintain a positive bias on the global equity asset class. Unlike 2017 and the global surge in risk assets, our view is that we are moving away from a period of global synchronized growth to a world of divergences.

Published: 06 July 2018

Business Area: Asset Allocation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

Part 2: an alternative opportunity set for absolute return outcomes

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

This paper details how Macquarie uses US agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) to deliver an absolute return solution to investors. These securities provide investors with attractive features including a government guarantee, high level of liquidity, and diversification against risk assets.

Published: 03 July 2018

Business Area: Asset Allocation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

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Part 1: an alternative opportunity set for absolute return outcomes

Published by : Macquarie Investment Management

This paper is the first in a two-part series by Macquarie Investment Management. Part l describes the agency MBS opportunity set, highlighting the standalone and absolute return features of the asset class while providing a case study of historical performance in a rising rate environment.

Published: 03 July 2018

Business Area: Asset Allocation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

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Active management of index-linked gilts

Published by : M&G Investments

The UK index-linked gilts market is often wrongly perceived as only being suitable for a risk-averse passive approach, offering a “workhorse” capability for liability matching. Whilst it does provide elements of this important quality to pension schemes, those assets can be made to work harder by

Published: 11 January 2018

Business Area: Asset Allocation

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)

UK politics: what's the impact on forecasts?

Published by : Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Developments in the UK have led our Multi Asset team to renew their focus on the region in recent weeks amidst the start of Brexit negotiations and the general election. In the latest Asset Allocation Monthly from Columbia Threadneedle, Maya Bhandari, Multi Asset Fund Manager, discusses these recent

Published: 19 July 2017

Business Area: UK

Type: Portable Document Format (.pdf)