Lesson type: Think like an investor
Passive investing, is the free ride over?
In the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, interest rates dropped to historic lows as central banks rolled out quantitative easing programs. This created an investment landscape where investors could benefit from a ‘one way trade’ in fixed income, and rely on income from passive investments with little risk of capital loss. We’re now seeing a shift in this landscape, and Chris Rands of Nikko Asset Management discusses why the ‘free ride’ may be over for investors.
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