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The curious case of correlations

Markets | Oct 1, 2015

Investors face a trade-off between return and stability – the more they seek of one, the less they get of the other. By investing in multiple asset classes, investors can tilt the balance of this trade-off in their favour by reducing volatility while preserving total return potential. Suppose you own…

Volatility is returning, what should I do?

Markets | Sep 1, 2015

If you don’t like market volatility, you’re not the only one. We manage our clients’ investments and we are also investors in the same portfolios, so we feel the same pain. It is not pleasant when our portfolio values decline. However, portfolio managers who are trained and have seen various…