Aviva multi-asset funds turn 'defensive' amid tightening liquidity

Succession of worries

Mike Sheen
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Aviva Investors' head of multi-asset funds Sunil Krishnan
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Aviva Investors' head of multi-asset funds Sunil Krishnan

Aviva Investors' multi-asset team is taking a more "selective" approach to where it takes risk across portfolios, in the face of a "consolidation period for markets".

The portfolios had begun the year geared for a "dramatic appreciation in stockmarkets", with portfolio managers predicting a "market melt-up" where markets spike before a steep decline. This transpired...

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