Financial advisers and investors may have a tendency to shy away from taking an active approach to currency management due to the perception that currency movements are highly unpredictable. Whilst this may be true in the short term, the longer-term direction of currencies can often be reasonably predictable. Show More
What would you nominate as the single biggest risk to the local stock market right now? In an interview at a recent event held by IRESS and Livewire, we asked Brad Matthews, who consults to Advisors and Managers on asset allocation, for his view. He told us: “In relative terms,... Show More
Although headline returns from equity markets have remained buoyant over recent months, signs of some fracturing of the steady state equilibrium that has supported such an extended rally have begun to emerge. China, Latin America, and now most recently selected European markets, have all recorded material corrections. Show More
Thanks for the comments. I agree Alternatives can be really challenging and requires diversification across various solutions in order to avoid strategy specific risk. Might be a good topic for a future article.