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  1. Managed futures – how to diversify with trend following

    Investors are scouring the investment universe for sources of return which are not correlated to traditional equity and fixed income performance. Trend following may offer an attractive return profile for such investors.

  2. Trends – Institutional Monthly Insurance-linked strategies – independent by nature

    Trends – Institutional Monthly
    Insurance-linked strategies – independent by nature

    In terms of attractiveness to investors, ILS are gaining popularity thanks to their low correlation to other asset classes and their attractive yield potential, especially in the current low interest rate environment.

  3. Trends – Institutional Monthly Convertible bonds – in search of asymmetric opportunities

    Trends – Institutional Monthly
    Convertible bonds – in search of asymmetric opportunities

    Convertible bonds combine bond-like downside protection and equity-like upside participation; they are particularly suited to periods of high volatility and an uncertain market outlook. 

  4. Trends – Institutional Monthly Generating returns through alternative sources of fixed income

    Trends – Institutional Monthly
    Generating returns through alternative sources of fixed income

    In the current climate, investors need to look beyond traditional fixed income offerings to fulfill their yield and return requirements. Absolute return long/short strategies are one such option.

  5. Uncovering Hidden Risks

    Given the five-year anniversary of the equity market rally, further gains expected to remain modest.