It will provide a ‘significant, concrete contribution’ to the achievement of five SDGs
Tobam: Investing systematically to diversify risk and bias
How quant strategies have accessed risk premia evenly during market volatility
How should selectors view gold as macro outlook darkens?
Amid weak yields and rising political tensions, precious metal provides volatility hedge, argues Lombard Odier
Diversification – it’s only good in moderation
Just selecting good funds doesn’t do it. Having the right mix to ensure proper diversification is at least as important. But can you actually own too many funds?
Multi-asset funds – why are they so popular?
Multi-asset funds have been a long-standing investor favourite. But why do Europe’s fund buyers actually resort to these one-stop shop products?
Diversification – it’s harder than you might think
Bonds are no longer the portfolio diversifier they used to be. Therefore investors have to increase the number of building blocks in their portfolio.
Too many cooks spoil the broth – star managers do best
When an equity fund run by a single manager takes an extra manager on board, portfolio concentration decreases and performance goes down. That’s the main conclusion of fresh research published by the CFA Institute.
Portfolio diversification benefits stop at 40 stocks
As soon as a fund’s portfolio reaches 40 stocks, the benefits of portfolio diversification diminish. Therefore, fund managers should strive to have no more than 40 holdings. That’s the conclusion of a study conducted by Nomura Asset Management.
Institutional investors turn to convertible bonds
The majority of institutional investors in Europe plan to increase their allocation to convertible bonds in the next three years, according to a poll by NN Investment Partners.
Diversified income, consistent outcome
For investors seeking a consistent monthly income, diversity is key. The Kames Global Diversified Income Fund aims to deliver a stable and sustainable income of 5% p.a.*