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Preparing investments for uncertainty
Given the level of economic and business uncertainty ahead, we continue to emphasise intensive risk-management along with careful additions to portfolios.
Diversification across many dimensions
At MLC, we’ve long believed in the importance of diversification across many dimensions, including diversification across mainstream as well as alternative assets, as Gareth Abley discusses.
Balancing caution with opportunity seeking
There is both high uncertainty, as well as rising opportunity across investment markets. This means balancing intensive risk-management with carefully selected additions to portfolios as MLC’s CIO, Jonathan Armitage, explains.
High market uncertainty means caution is sensible
Some recent strong market returns may have lulled some investors into thinking that a turning point has been reached. But as Jonathan Armitage, MLC’s Chief Investment Officer, comments, uncertainty remains high.
How we're carefully deploying client's capital in the current environment
Good levels of portfolio liquidity are allowing us to carefully buy assets that have become more attractively valued. Al Clark, our Head of Investments, discusses.
How our portfolios are playing 'defence' in the current environment
“Derivatives strategies”, a form of investment insurance, has helped to cushion portfolios during this market event. Al Clark, our Head of Investments, discusses.
Balancing risk and return with different investment strategies
Risk management is deep in MLC’s DNA. Al Clark, our Head of Investments, discusses.
Drivers of global share market volatility
In terms of current market volatility, the thing to note is that volatility is normal. However, we are going through a period of time where volatility is quite elevated, and relative to history as elevated as it has ever been.