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Diversification and being fee-smart always in vogue

December 2019

Diversification and being fee-smart are timeless investment principles. They’re not magic bullets, but have served generations of investors.

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Nimbleness especially important amid geo-political risks

November 2019

MLC discusses continued trade tensions keeping markets on edge, the slow-motion Brexit drama persisting in the UK, and how MLC is defensively positioning portfolios considering the many possible scenarios.

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MLC scenario insights and portfolio positioning

October 2019

Drs Ben McCaw and Susan Gosling explain MLC's assessment of the current market environment, scenarios that may play out and how the MLC multi-asset portfolios are positioned. 

MLC scenario insights and portfolio positioning (PDF 13.2MB)

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LCS: delivering true diversification

October 2019

A low-correlation strategy increases diversification as the portfolio will move independently of broader markets, which is vital to protect portfolios from unexpected market shocks.

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Why implementation matters more than you think

September 2019

Implementation involves the movement and daily management of investment assets, and while that may sound simple, doing it efficiently is a vital cost-saver.

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"How good" is liquidity

August 2019

Investment markets are cyclical and as past events have shown, also vulnerable to shocks, which can potentially create liquidity challenges. Responsible investment managers need to be prepared for whatever happens.

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Manager change in MLC's fixed income strategies

August 2019

We’ve made a manager change in our fixed income strategies. We expect this change will improve the return potential of our fixed income strategies without a material change to their risk profile.

Manager change in MLC's fixed income strategies (PPT 910KB)

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The liquidity landscape has changed

July 2019

When it comes to liquidity, it’s the scrutiny of investment managers that matters most. When the next market disruption occurs central banks may not be able to bail markets out.

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Manager changes in MLC's global strategies

March 2019

We've made some changes to our global shares investment managers and their weights. We’ve increased the strategy’s active stock positions by reducing the managers from seven to six – removing Harding Loevner. We expect these changes to slightly improve the return potential of our global shares strategies.

Manager changes in MLC's global strategies (PPT 12.9MB)