High yield (‘HY’) bonds, or what are better known as junk bonds, have dominated the front pages of the financial press over the past year and not for good reasons.
The yields on both cash deposits and bonds are so low that many are finding it almost impossible to generate enough income from their hard-earned savings.
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How can investors gain yield in a near-zero interest rate world?
How will Asia’s extraordinary growth create investment opportunities?
What impact has Ireland’s re-emergence had on domestic markets?
Where is the next big opportunity for market-leading branded goods?
Investors looking to gain exposure to the US recovery should focus on companies that are levered to the domestic economy.
Combining investment styles that behave differently under different economic conditions is crucially important in building a diversified portfolio. This article and video from Killian Buckley, Senior Investment Analyst, summarise our ‘Guide to Equity Style Investing’ which lists the most commonly applied styles of equity investing and the market environments that are favourable to each.
We’re headed into a New Year and with that comes a fresh start, so there’s no time like the present to begin talking with your kids about money.