In this article from the Australian Financial Review, Head of Income and Fixed Interest Vimal Gor talks about why he needs to 'spot potholes in the road' to protect his portfolios from losses.
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BT Investment Management's Head of Equity Strategies, Crispin Murrray, speaks with the Australian Financial Review about how the Australian market is entering an ambiguous phase where active stock selection will be crucial.
BT Investment Management has been awarded the Australian Fixed Interest Fund Manager of the Year in the Money Management/ Lonsec 2015 awards.
Headlines have been dominated by what appears to be a rout in global bond markets. Is this the right time to switch out of bonds?
April was another negative month for the share market. The ASX200 fell by 1.7% in April, having again tried valiantly, but failed, to break through 6000. With two days to go, the market was comfortably in positive territory, but it dropped by 1.9% on 29 April – its largest one-day fall so far this year – and by a further 0.8% on the last day of the month. It finished at 5790, to be up by 7% so far this year. The US market had a choppy month also, but the S&P500 index managed a rise of 0.9% to be up by 1.3% year-to-date.
One of the greatest challenges an active manager faces is picking up the nickels and withdrawing before the steamroller hits. Here's why it's hard to judge…
The thing about currency wars is that there is no choice but to engage. Either you win or you lose – and unfortunately the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is losing right now because they’re not cutting interest rates fast enough...
In recent weeks we have been making the point that we believe the market can maintain its current valuation rating even though it is high by historical standards due to low interest rates and high liquidity. It is worth noting that we are seeing evidence of this liquidity in the form of foreign demand for Australian equities. The chart below shows how Japanese purchases of...
‘Liquidity will be kept at reasonable volumes to maintain the reasonable growth of money, credit, and all-system financing aggregates, and to create a neutral and appropriate monetary and financial environment for structural adjustment, transformation and upgrading of the growth pattern.’
Is the market too expensive given the current economic conditions?