Our feature article presents the views of Noble Prize winning economist Richard Thaler, and why he is nervous about stock markets and his misgivings about the low volatility and continued optimism among investors.
Geopolitical and macro developments indicate volatility is likely to rise from historically low levels. To prepare, conservative asset allocations are typically increased. Traditional conservative assets (cash, short term bonds, fixed term deposits) offer no capital growth potential. Our fund is a conservative asset that combines protection, returns and income.
The Gyrations risk model considers the implications of geopolitical, macro-economic and company valuations on investment risk. Increased volatility is often experienced around key data releases relating to interest rates, growth, inflation rates and key political events.
Our report details the investment landscape (in pictures) with dates of key upcoming data releases.