Tag Archives | risk

XIV-index

VIX, XIV and all that jazz

The collapse of the Exchange Traded Note (ETN) linked to the value of the VIX was a warning to traders not to be complacent about volatility, and the entire market felt the impact.

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Managing the threat of rising volatility risk

Volatility continues to hit record lows despite political upheaval and the start of interest rate normalisation. But, as inflation continues to take root, can active strategies help investors protect their portfolios from downside risk?

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Summer Series Guest Editor, Greg Paramor AO

I like to learn from history, but also look into the future. The articles chosen provide some of the essentials of good investing, but they also peer over the horizon on what the future might bring.

NAB Subordinated Notes

A study of NAB’s Subordinated Notes 2

Subordinated debt issues are a less risky investment than capital notes and hybrids, but each transaction is different and not riskless. The current issue of NAB Subordinated Notes is just one example.

Can small be beautiful in super?

Are there investment opportunities out there that only small funds can capitalise on? Being small has some advantages over larger funds which can be used to stand out in an overcrowded industry.

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Howard Marks on Risk and How To Handle It Today

World-renowned investor Howard Marks recently gave a confidential presentation on risk to selected institutional clients, and in this exclusive, Oaktree Capital has given permission for Cuffelinks to share the insights with its readers.

Think about risks as well as returns

We focus far more on the return from our investments rather than the risk, and we should watch for leverage or high risk-taking and expect to be rewarded for it to pay for the added risk.

We need to talk about risk

Risk means different things to different people, and there is a misallocation of resources, energy and intellect across the superannuation industry (and investment industry more broadly) to address risk.

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