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Cross Asset – March 2022

Key Points:  In our latest Cross-asset review, we note the materially positive moves in Commodities, AUD and to some extend the Australian equity market; reflecting war-related supply shocks in the commodity market. On the other hand, Gold price and VIX (US and...

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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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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