Life insurers and pension funds have been shifting money away from equities to buy more long-dated low-yielding government bonds due to the prevailing low interest rates. The asset-liability mismatch is posing some serious dilemma for these institutions.
Andrew co-founded Platinum in 1994 as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer, having worked alongside Kerr for several years at Bankers Trust and perfecting the craft of.. More
There are significant changes occurring in financial markets which we think threaten the continuum in performance for low risk assets.
Samsung Electronics has been a key holding of the Platinum International Fund for the most part of the last 20 years. Over this period we've witnessed the company growing into an international leader in technological innovation, and saw its share price rise 25 times in AUD! It is an...
An actuary by training, Douglas first joined Platinum in 2003 as an investment analyst, having spent some time at the Commonwealth Bank as a product actuary and, prior to that.. More
Investment Specialist, Douglas Isles, gives a brief update of global markets and the positioning of the Platinum International Fund.
Investment Specialist, Douglas Isles, gives a brief update on Asian markets and the positioning of the Platinum Asia Fund.
Nik is our in-house economist. Before joining Platinum in 2006, Nik worked as an analyst at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.. More
The decision by the British people to withdraw from the EU took markets by surprise. Yet, it did not occur in a vacuum.