Convertible Bonds – Should they be an addition to a diversified portfolio?

Convertible Bonds – Should they be an addition to a diversified portfolio?

Rewind to the 4th Quarter of last year when  numerous commentators and analysts were calling an end to arguably the longest bull market in history – certainly since World War II – with major indices, such as the S&P quadrupling since the lows of 2009. Since the end of Q4, and as we approach the

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q4, 2018

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q4, 2018

Quick Links: Shaun McDade discusses markets and provides an update on our model portfolios in the MitonOptimal quarterly market video report, Q4, 2018. Shaun is the Joint Managing Director of MitonOptimal Portfolio Management in Guernsey, for the MitonOptimal group of companies and a member of the MitonOptimal Investment Management Committee. For more of the team’s views

Quarterly Market Report – Q4, 2018

Quarterly Market Report – Q4, 2018

A sizeable and aggressive risk-off episode, reflecting escalating fears over global economic conditions, transformed an otherwise okay year for most markets into what has been described as an “annus horribilis” over the fourth quarter. Developed equity benchmarks suffered their largest falls since the nadir of the Eurozone debt crisis in 2011, feeding through to credit

Market update

Market update

In the last week, world equity markets, as measured by the MSCI World Index, have dipped back into “correction” territory with the benchmark in question having fallen back below the -10% mark (at the time of writing -11.24% in USD terms) from its September peak. The sell-off across risk assets has been variously attributed to

Will we see a convergence in 2019?

Will we see a convergence in 2019?

In a recent Weekly Comment entitled ‘The Big Picture US Interest Rate Debate ’ penned by Scott Campbell (no relation to your modest scribe), the article underlined that we are in the early stages of a multi-year period of rising US interest rates. What wasn’t touched on, however, is the divergence in monetary policy currently

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q3, 2018

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q3, 2018

  Simon Sharrott discusses markets and provides an update on our model portfolios in the MitonOptimal quarterly market video report, Q3, 2018. Simon is the Joint Managing Director of MitonOptimal Portfolio Management in Guernsey, for the MitonOptimal group of companies and a member of the MitonOptimal Investment Management Committee. For more of the team’s views from

Press release: MitonOptimal launches unitised DFM fund range

Press release: MitonOptimal launches unitised DFM fund range

Global asset manager MitonOptimal today announced the launch of a new Dublin-domiciled DFM fund range. The new DFM funds offer international IFAs access to MitonOptimal’s asset allocation and manager selection in a unitised fund vehicle. The new funds comprise three risk-rated portfolios: Cautious, Moderate & Growth – each available in both USD and GBP denominated

Press release: MitonOptimal Portfolio Management (CI) Ltd selected for Investment Management programme

Press release: MitonOptimal Portfolio Management (CI) Ltd selected for Investment Management programme

MitonOptimal Portfolio Management (CI) Ltd has been approved and selected to be included in the local Investment Manager programme which forms part of the wider investment reserves of the States of Guernsey Policy and Resources Committee. Joint Managing Director and Portfolio Manager Simon Sharrott commented: “We are delighted with this recent success in being approved and granted

Asset Allocation – Alternative Funds

Asset Allocation – Alternative Funds

One aspect of our multi-asset fund asset allocation that has historically taken up a lot of airtime during investment committee meetings is that of the ‘alternative’ sector, which can often be rather subjective in its interpretation and the subsequent merits about inclusion in the portfolios questioned. My own views are not necessarily representative of the

Podcast: Shaun McDade appears on Fine Business Radio – Cape Town

Podcast: Shaun McDade appears on Fine Business Radio – Cape Town

Shaun McDade discusses the latest market data in conversation with Lindsay Williams, on Cape Town’s Fine Business Radio show. (July 23, 2018) [Source: FMR101.3 – Lindsay Williams – July 23, 2018]   The show’s host, Lindsay Williams ([email protected]), presents individual features that are aimed to broaden the target audience and distinguish FBR from the present clutch of

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