Market Insights - October 24, 2016

Rising rates - a Connected Wealth perspective

 

In this week’s edition, we look into bond yields and how to position your fixed income securities to guard against the potential of rising rates. Given that the duration of the bond market has been rising over the past number of years, investors could be caught off-guard when their ‘safe’ investments sell-off more than expected. We also delve into the compression of high yield spreads and how we have now basically eliminated high yield exposure in our Connected Wealth investor profiles.