Bill Eigen, CIO of Absolute Return and Opportunistic Fixed Income Investing, explains today���s fixed income markets.
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
DC plans should consider adding multi-asset credit strategies to their default strategies
NEST announced today (15 May) that it has awarded a high yield bond mandate to J.P.Morgan Asset Management to further diversify members��� portfolios and offer attractive returns in an otherwise low-yielding fixed income environment.
Pension funds don���t face the many constraints that make buy and maintain strategies so well-suited to insurers, and can make use of these freedoms when designing portfolios to meet the liability-aware investment needs of pension funds.
Allocating to multi-asset credit managers, who seek out alpha opportunities without constraint, can improve risk-adjusted returns for the average DB plan.
Caught our eye: UK pension buy and maintain strategies could bring demand pressure to sterling corporate bonds
In an already tightly held market for sterling corporate bonds, even modest moves by UK pension funds to adopt buy and maintain strategies could create stiff competition for these assets.
In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, all eyes are on dynamic, responsive funding strategies that can deliver long-term goals in a risk-aware way.
Market sentiment towards the Chinese currency has shifted significantly
Our summer 2019 edition looks at UK pension buy and maintain strategies, the globalisation of real estate holdings and the importance of timing when investing in a volatile, late cycle environment.