The blog from our Investments team
An equity-heavy fund creates a rollercoaster of returns for its members; up when equities do well and down when equities do badly.
Alpha is often used as a measure of investment success. In this week’s post, Matt Armstrong discusses its role in QSuper’s portfolio and reveals a few techniques for differentiating between Fund Managers.
Credit plays an important role in economic activities, but the GFC showed its darker side. Here Vikas Vashishtha examines the impact of post-GFC regulations and the challenges and opportunities in investing in credit.
Investors are challenged by the idea of negative interest rates. So what are they, why do they occur and how has QSuper responded?
Previously we’ve discussed the benefits of a diversified portfolio. In this post we’ll focus on the Commodities asset class, which has some useful characteristics for developing a diversified portfolio.
Greg Hall looks at investment risk disclosure, the impact of market disruptions and why we changed the Balanced portfolio?
To what extent is illiquidity a rewarded risk? Here Michael Pedler explores the illiquidity risk premium and the role of illiquid assets in QSuper’s portfolio.
What will it take to kick-start significant growth in the global economy? Alex Cathcart explores potential reasons for slow growth and what this means for QSuper’s portfolio.
Our aim with this blog is to build up a picture of QSuper’s investment capability week by week. Here we seek your views on what you’d like to hear about.
Our view of the world and the valuations of the assets we hold both drive our investment decision making. Here Alex Cathcart provides an update on our global economic outlook.
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