Deep Dive into absolute return: Time to step outside traditional asset classes?

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This week we deep dive into the absolute return sector
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This week we deep dive into the absolute return sector

Interest rates took a dive as the Covid-19 pandemic tightened its grip on the world this spring. How has this affected the absolute return space - and will it bounce back?

This week, four experts give Investment Week their thoughts on the challenging times ahead. Polina Kurdyavko is head of emerging market debt at BlueBay Asset Management With the global economy slowly transitioning from a period of sharp Covid-19 related slowdown to gradual growth, we have seen emerging market debt (EMD) experience a rise in interest from investors attracted to the potential for higher yields and the portfolio diversification benefits that the asset class offers. However, due to the periodic volatility inherent to EMD, there has also been significant dispersion in...

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