Beyond Bulls & Bears

2015 Asia Pacific Investor Forum Snapshot

2015 Asia Pacific Investor Forum Snapshot

To date, lower interest rates do not seem to have stimulated the domestic Australian economy. We think there’s probably more work to be done by the Reserve Bank, and therefore, we project yields will continue to decline, as likely will the Australian dollar.

Reading Fed Tea Leaves

Reading Fed Tea Leaves

Clearly, inflation plays a large role in fixed income instruments. We see fairly benign inflation, albeit probably ticking up as the labor market improves. That said, we are probably not as optimistic as the Fed on the inflation front.

“You’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat”: Alpha and Interest Rates

“You’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat”: Alpha and Interest Rates

The implication of rising rates for individual and institutional portfolios, particularly for fixed-income investments, could be troublesome – depending upon the magnitude and velocity of the rate rise. Alternative strategies, we believe, may potentially offer a better boat to help navigate this interest-rate sea change.

US Fed in Holding Pattern, but for How Long?

US Fed in Holding Pattern, but for How Long?