MARKET DISLOCATIONS, CONFIDENCE AND THE PLUNGE PROTECTION TEAM
In a low-interest world, fiduciaries are forced to think beyond traditional fixed income investing in the search for yield. What fixed income strategies adapt well to the current environment of diverging monetary policies around the world, managing the risks of inflation and deflation and threats of populism?
The two-day Fixed Income and Credit Forum is designed for chief investment officers, heads of investment strategy, heads of fixed income and credit, portfolio managers, analysts and consultants.
Registration is open to institutional investors, chairs of investment committees and specialist consultants.
It was good to hear what other asset owners were thinking about and some of the common concerns were sharedGareth ApseyAssistant portfolio manager – rates, Cbus Super
Cross section of ideas, topics and networking discussionsAnthony MichaelChief investment officer, Allianz Australia
The content and insights from the subject matter expertsAnna HongPortfolio manager, U Ethical
The content, especially on the macro side, is excellent!George LinSenior investment manager, Colonial First State Investments
Networking with portfolio managersJason HuangPortfolio manager, investment research and governance, ANZ Private Bank
General economic and markets overviewBen KilmartinInvestment Committee Chair, Drummond Capital Partners
While the world’s banks are the largest holders of leveraged loans and collateralised loan obligations, new data has revealed about 40 per cent of these instruments are owned by asset managers, private equity, and hedge funds.
Negative interest rates are rational, according to one top bond specialist, despite investor fears over the dramatic fall in bond yields and the rise of negative yielding debt.