Despite several bumps, 2013 has been a year of strong returns for the world’s equity markets and investors in them.
How are bond funds reacting to the equity bull run?
Although many commentators view the onset of tapering as the biggest risk facing markets and the global economy, Bank of America Merrill Lynch has identified 10 concerns that arguably pose a bigger threat to stability.
Investors say some areas of the tech sector show “bubble-like characteristics” while others offer fresh opportunities and value.
With traditional defensive asset classes not providing the same protection, what strategies are firms turning to for downside protection?