Income Research + Management: Bond Market Swings – What has Really Changed?


‘Bond market technicals have done a complete about face since the beginning of 2023. With only a modest improvement in the macro-economic data, two key “gut-check” questions are, 1) what has really changed, and 2) are the changes here to stay?’ Link:

Press Release – Maple-Brown Abbott & Hyde Park Investment


Maple-Brown Abbott partners with Hyde Park Investment to distribute its UCITS funds in Europe – ‘Australian asset manager Maple-Brown Abbott has announced a partnership with Hyde Park Investment (HPI) to distribute its UCITS funds in several European countries, including the UK, Sweden, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and France.’ link: Maple-Brown Abbott partners with Hyde Park … Continued

IR+M: 10 Reasons to take Comfort in the US Bond Market H1 2023


‘While tremendous political, economic, and market uncertainty remains, here are ten reasons investors can take comfort in the bond market to start 2023’: Game of Knowns: The Bond Market in 1H-2023 – Income Research + Management

Income Research + Management: Yields are Lowest Since 2012, & this is the Driver of Returns


Link: ‘Higher yields should help total returns in 2023. Fixed income investors benefit from higher reinvestment rates, especially those investors with longer time horizons. Coupon income typically more than offsets negative price return, and with rates now much higher, this carry should help protect investors from further downside risks.’

Maple-Brown Abbott Global Listed Infra – 10 year anniversary & Sector outlook


Maple-Brown Abbott’s Global Listed Infra fund enjoying its 10 year anniversary! The Fund recently won Zenith’s Fund Awards – Best GLI in category. The GLI sector is a beneficiary of structural trends: electrification and digitalisation, a shortage of infra, and energy transition.   Press release & outlook:

Ross Sterling, Deputy PM of TT International’s Environmental Solutions Fund, reflects on COP 27


‘…Ultimately COP27 provided further recognition  of the scale of the challenge facing the international community, with the final text highlighting that a global transition to a low carbon economy is expected to require $4-6 trillion a year. Of course, a challenge of this scale also provides an enviable opportunity for many of the environmental solution providers … Continued

Mark Mobius in conversation with Moody’s on Risks and Opportunities in EM


‘Emerging markets investor Mark Mobius speaks with Atsi Sheth of Moody’s about the risks and opportunities in the current macroeconomic environment, effects of the strong dollar, and the outlook for cryptocurrencies as an asset class’. Link:Mark Mobius in Conversation with Moody’s