Carry-trades

In tijden lage, stijgende rentes op de kapitaalmarkten is het beleggen in obligaties een moeilijk probleem. Maar de internationale valutamarkten bieden wellicht een oplossing. Carry-trades zijn wat ons betreft een mooi alternatief, mits echter voorzien van allerlei risicobeperkende checks and balances.

What does the bond investor do with rising interest rates? – Part 4 Currency management

(publication date: 10 May 2017, original published on 7 April 2017) The Dutch text version of this article can be found on: https://www.iex.nl/Column/262952/Wat-te-doen-bij-stijgende-rente-IV.aspx Introduction In our search for an answer to the question in the title, we concluded in Part Three that the Carmignac Global Bond Fund showed a rising net asset value during the […]

What does the bond investor do with rising interest rates? – Part 3

(publication date: 17 March 2017) The Dutch text version of this article can be found on: www.iex.nl Introduction Before you is part three of a series of articles in which we discuss how you as an investor can deal with an environment where long-term rates rise structurally. In Part 2, we discussed two funds in […]

What does the bond investor do with rising interest rates? – Part 2

(publication date: 10 March 2017) The Dutch text version of this article can be found on: https://www.iex.nl/Column/262110/Wat-te-doen-bij-stijgende-rente-II.aspx Introduction Last week we started a series of articles in which the central question is, what investors should do in an environment where interest rates rise structurally? In part 1 we discussed the current yield structure, the relationship […]

What does the bond investor do with rising interest rates? – Part 1

In 2015 we wrote a series of articles in which we wondered what the bond investor should do in an environment where interest rates do not structurally fall, but instead rise over a long period of time. Like many, we were on the early side, but now this question has become extremely relevant.