Investment risk

The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may not get back the original amount invested.

Resilient by design: Thinking in multiples

Truly resilient systems need to be fit for many futures - integrating diverse perspectives to manage a multiplicity of risks.

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Cinderella science? Why portfolio construction holds the key to resilient investment outcomes

It is one thing to have a good investment idea, but quite another to extract the maximum potential from that idea and combine it with others to create an optimal portfolio. This is where portfolio construction comes in.

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Cinderella science? Why portfolio construction holds the key to resilient investment outcomes

Multi-strategy investing and the COVID crash: Resilience and redemption?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many things into focus, reminding investors of the shock of a market crash. With bond and equity prices already back at levels that seem to belie the harsh economic reality, Peter Fitzgerald and Mark Robertson believe it could be time to reconsider absolute return multi-strategy investing once more.

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Multi-strategy investing and the COVID crash: Resilience and redemption?

Resilience in credit: All calm for now, but big tests lie in store

For credit investors, resilience is about taking appropriate levels of risk, understanding market dynamics, and identifying companies best prepared for the future. All these qualities could be tested given the wide range of possible outcomes as the world begins to recover from COVID-19.

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Resilience in credit: All calm for now, but big tests lie in store

Real assets and the quest for resilient income

COVID-19 has made life harder for already yield-starved investors, and each asset class faces its own challenges. We draw on the latest thinking from our Real Assets House View and research team to highlight where reliable income sources can still be found in real asset markets.

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Real assets and the quest for resilient income

What makes a company resilient in a crisis?

As the COVID-19 pandemic hits global economies, equity investors are redoubling their focus on corporate resilience. But what does resilience mean in the current context – and which companies have it?

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What makes a company resilient in a crisis?

Have traditional safe havens lost their edge?

COVID-19 has reminded investors of the importance of defensive positions within portfolios during times of stress. But are the ‘safe havens’ of the past still up to the task?

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Have traditional safe havens lost their edge?

Where to go in an income drought?

Income investors face multiple challenges – dividend cuts, historically low yields, rising corporate defaults, and an uncertain property market. Francois de Bruin goes in search of sustainable income sources.

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Where to go in an income drought?

AIQ: The Risk Edition

COVID-19 has shown how quickly a single event can disrupt a globalised economy. AIQ explores some of the biggest threats facing the world, from cybersecurity to environmental disasters, and considers the investment implications.

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AIQ: The Risk Edition

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Webcast: Cinderella science or underappreciated source of alpha?

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Join Euan Munro, CEO Aviva Investors and our CIOs and investment experts for an in-depth discussion about the importance of portfolio construction across the asset class spectrum.  We’ll highlight the similarities and differences in required approaches and offer a glimpse into the implementation engine room of investing.

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U.S. Investment Grade

We help clients manage risk through all credit market cycles seeking excess investment grade returns over our benchmark.

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A range of strategies that aim to capture the full potential of high yield bond markets whilst protecting downside risk.

Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy (AIMS) Target Return Fund

Drawing on our global expertise, the outcome-oriented AIMS Target Return Fund seeks to deliver long-term capital growth while managing volatility.