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.
Adding credit exposure to defined contribution (DC) defaults via an unconstrained multi-asset credit fund has the potential to enhance risk-adjusted returns and improve outcomes for DC plan members.
In lower cost, liquid vehicles, alternative risk premia strategies can strengthen a risk-return profile.
Alternative beta as part of a broad hedge fund portfolio.
In this paper, Rupert Brindley discusses why the concept of the forward rate of interest is central to fixed income investing, and how it informs long-term forecasting processes.
Executive summary of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Chart of JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions. Deleveraging will depress growth while risk assets should offer decent returns
Full report detailing JPM's long-term capital market return assumptions for 2013
Market recap for the week, with consymer confidence & equities chart, economic data calendar, & market statistics
Michael reviews current market dynamics, walks through four investment strategies that have performed well over multiple cycles as this one enters its latter stages, and shares his thoughts on the Helsinki summit.