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Unpacking Inflation

Unpacking Inflation

Key Points:  Stay overweight growth assets. The global inflation scare isn’t yet a trigger for a global central bank tightening cycle that will bring to end to the equity market rally and risk asset outperformance. Inflationary pressures are more concerning in the US...

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FX Analysis & Outlook

FX Analysis & Outlook

Summary The recovery over the past 12 months has been led by a range of currencies – AUD gained significant ground against JPY (+6.57% yoy), HKD (+3.12%), USD (+2.83%), INR (+2.04%), EUR (+2.04%) and CHF (+2.00%). Against this backdrop, unhedged investors faced...

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Cross Asset Review April

Cross Asset Review April

In this month’s Cross Asset Review, we assess the past performance of various asset classes and draw implications for multi asset investors. In April, risk on theme continued with real assets rebounding strongly. The top performing assets were the Australian Micro and...

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Cross Asset Review March

Cross Asset Review March

In this month’s Cross Asset Review, we assess the past performance of various asset classes and draw implications for multi asset investors. In the March quarter, the worst performing asset classes were the Australian Bonds, Global Aggregate Bonds and Gold. The...

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1Q Cross Asset Review Paper

1Q Cross Asset Review Paper

In this month’s Cross Asset Review, we assess the past performance of various asset classes and draw implications for multi asset investors. During the month of January, Risk-on trade continued despite spikes in fear gauges. The worst performing asset classes were...

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Long Short Manager Diligence

Long Short Manager Diligence

Source: iStock This article explore how the GameStop shorting squeeze frenzy is forcing many long-short managers to re-think about their strategy. While this herding behaviour from ‘main street’ investors is a real risk for long-short funds, it remains to be seen...

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A Guide to Portfolio Stress Testing.

A Guide to Portfolio Stress Testing.

Using our collective experience across investment management, investment research, data science and risk analytics, we have pulled together this guide for members of the investment community wanting to better understand Stress Testing. The guide is designed to help...

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GLOBAL FIXED INCOME REPORT

GLOBAL FIXED INCOME REPORT

REVIEW OF ASSET ALLOCATION TRENDS, ASSET CLASS AND MANAGER PERFORMANCE Key Points:  Institutional allocation to GFI has been rising in recent times. GFI sectors and asset class has done very well over year and decade on the back of falling rates around the world. In...

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