Michael Lake

Investment Director, Fixed Income

Highlight

2015

DECEMBER

11DEC 2015

Markets

What happens once interest rates lift off?

Expectations that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will raise interest rates have increased markedly following the October Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, but what does this mean for bond investors?

OCTOBER

28OCT 2015

Markets

Will interest rates “neutralise” in our lifetimes?

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) decision to delay raising interest rates in the wake of fears over the health of China’s economy highlights the conundrum facing central bankers, so when will interest rates rise and will I be dead before rates match GDP growth rates (“neutralise”) again?

AUGUST

14AUG 2015

Markets

Absolute return - thinking differently about bond funds

We take a look at absolute return bond funds, and explore how a strategic approach could better protect capital without sacrificing growth.