Manager Briefing: 22 May and 28 May - Mark Burgess and Charlie Jamieson
May 13, 2019
Protecting portfolios in the context of where we are in the interest rate cycle
As volatility in global markets persists - asset quality and liquidity remain key at this stage of the economic cycle. This is the longest cycle of the last 40 years coupled with the world's biggest ever debt levels. What do the macro indicators tell us and what can we do to protect portfolios into the future?
Mark Burgess – Asset allocation insights at this stage in the cycle
What current challenges are asset allocators and investment committees in Australia facing?
How are assets being reallocated to appropriately balance portfolios if the global economy enters a downturn?
Charlie Jamieson – Macroeconomic overview and why the time is right to own high grade bonds
Global Outlook – has the volatility during the December 2018 quarter spooked Fed Reserve Chair Powell? (December was the worst monthly result for the S&P 500 since 1931).
Yield Curves – the 3-month and 10-year US Treasury yield curves have inverted, is this flagging an impending recession?
Domestic Market – the market rhetoric has shifted from RBA potential rate hikes to rate cuts in the last 12 months, where to from here?
For Institutional investors, financial advisers and sophisticated investors.
Confirmation of venue will be provided upon registration. Seats are limited.
MELBOURNE: 22 MAY 2019 (Mark Burgess and Charlie Jamieson)