SA and Global Asset Allocation Overview – Q4, 2018

SA and Global Asset Allocation Overview – Q4, 2018

At MitonOptimal we take asset allocation (AA) very seriously, taking into consideration both Strategic AA (5-7 years) and Tactical AA within the various asset classes. In that context, this quarterly piece provides insight into our short-term tactical calls on a 12-month view (reviewed quarterly) and as such may diverge from our long-term strategic AA views.

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

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

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q2, 2018

Quarterly Market Video Report – Q2, 2018

Shaun McDade answers questions, in the MitonOptimal quarterly market video report Q2-2018, on the performance of the markets during Q2-2018 and the short-term outlook for the remainder of 2018.  Shaun is the Joint Managing Director of MitonOptimal Portfolio Management in Guernsey and Head of International Portfolio Management for the MitonOptimal group of companies and a member

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