Pictet seeks to exploit volatility with unconstrained fixed income launch

Aimed at investors 'willing to accept' greater risk

Mike Sheen
clock • 1 min read

Pictet Asset Management has launched a global unconstrained fixed income fund in efforts to generate returns by exploiting market volatility.

The Pictet-Global Fixed Income Opportunities fund will invest in a diversified portfolio across rates, spreads and FX and is capable of investing in all fixed income sectors in both developed and emerging markets. Volatility returned to global markets in February after an 18-month spell of calm markets, with US markets falling nearly 5%. Pictet said the Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS fund will target investors "who are willing to accept a higher level of risk in order to achieve higher returns". It will employ a "disciplined investment process that involves building a diversified portf...

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