MARKET UPDATE

The 5 biggest myths in fixed income investing

Darren Langer. Senior Portfolio Manager Nikko Asset Management

Volatility is back in markets this year and the risks of not paying attention are magnified. In fixed income, interest rate shifts and central bank actions make it particularly important to be aware of recurrent myths surrounding this asset class.

 

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What you'll learn /

The Nikko Asset Management ‘5 biggest myths in fixed income investing’ Market Update course with Darren Langer and Chris Rands will give you insights into:

The effects of the low interest rate environment in the post-GFC world
How the advantages and disadvantages of different investment products will change as interest rates rise
The common myths surrounding fixed income
The reality of the fixed income universe

About the expert /

Darren Langer /

Senior Portfolio Manager Nikko Asset Management


Darren joined the business in 2008 and is a senior portfolio manager with overall responsibility for Australian multi-sector portfolios including the flagship Australian Bond strategy and the Insurance & Customised Solutions segment of the Australian fixed income offering. He manages customised and market based benchmark mandates and has experience in managing liability portfolios and regulated asset portfolios.

  • CPD hours0.25
  • Knowledge AreaSECURITIES
  • TypeMARKET UPDATE
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Outline of the course /

The 5 biggest myths in fixed income investing

Volatility is back in markets this year and the risks of not paying attention are magnified. In fixed income, interest rate shifts and central bank actions make it particularly important to be aware of recurrent myths surrounding this asset class.

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01.

Passive investing. Is the free ride over?

In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, interest rates dropped to historic lows as central banks rolled out quantitative easing programs. This created an investment landscape where investors could benefit from a ‘one way trade’ in fixed income, and rely on income from passive investments with little risk of capital loss. We’re now seeing a shift in this landscape, and Chris Rands of Nikko Asset Management discusses why the ‘free ride’ may be over for investors.

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White Paper

This series is based on a Nikko Asset Management White Paper. Click the image above to access this paper.

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