Events in far-flung corners of the globe can reverberate through financial markets. Thomas Wells, Multi-asset Fund Manager at Aviva Investors, says their global approach allows them to identify potentially attractive asset classes from around the world and those they would prefer to avoid.
Investors across the globe have an apparently innate home bias, preferring to invest in companies based in domestic markets rather than looking abroad, says Thomas Wells, Multi-asset Fund Manager at Aviva Investors.
In the future, investors may once again need to consider the key factors that drive the individual price of assets higher and lower, says Thomas Wells, Multi-asset Fund Manager at Aviva Investors.
The past few years have seen a huge increase in the popularity of multi-asset risk-managed funds. Thomas Wells, Multi-asset Fund Manager at Aviva Investors, looks at how this compares to a traditional mixed asset approach.
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Risk-managed multi asset funds
The days of aggressive monetary policy are coming to an end and this will see a return to fundamentals for asset prices, argue Thomas Wells and Paul Parascandalo.
Why taking a global approach not only diversifies risk but also allows investors to access a far wider choice of yields.
High or low-risk environment?
In today's connected world, portfolios need to be constructed so they can respond quickly to changing conditions and market opportunities, says Aviva Investors' Thomas Wells
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