Ultra-low rates are history - portfolios need more bonds

Chris Iggo  |  AXA Investment Managers  |  15 February 2024  |  0.25 CE

Changes in central bank thinking, higher inflation volatility, and a reversal of the global savings glut are creating an investment environment like that of the pre-Global Financial Crisis period – in which interest rates remain higher for longer and central banks make more frequent policy adjustments, to keep inflation under control. In such an environment, bonds will offer higher levels of both income and diversification, within a multi-asset portfolio.

Presentation  (16 mins)  |  Filmed 15 February 2024


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