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Market events such as interest rate hikes in the US, the devaluation of the yuan and decreasing oil prices could be viewed as unconquerable giants, ready to swallow up investors who dare cross their path. However, this is not always the case.
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Parallels to Darwin's book can be drawn from fixed income markets. Investors keen to survive the ups and downs of financial markets have pushed the boundaries of bond investing far beyond a simple IOU.
Strategic bonds funds have quickly become an important feature of many portfolios. Not all strategic bond funds are quite as 'strategic' as their title may suggest.
Typically, bond funds are constrained by the requirement to invest in a very small or explicit universe. This can leave investors exposed to significant degrees of market risk. However, this is a risk that can be mitigated.
Watch this short video with the fund managers Roger Webb and Luke Hickmore in which they discuss the characteristics of the fund. The Fund is flexible in its approach and can use the full resources of Aberdeen Asset Management’s worldwide team of analysts and fund managers.
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