Elevated stakes: assessing the risk premium of construction finance

With Australia’s population forecasted to reach over 29 million by 2030, driven by net migration of around 500,000 per year, the demand for new housing is at record highs. The Australian [...]

Arrears rising, should credit investors be concerned?

The proliferation of fixed income and credit options within Australia over the last 2-3 years has been immense. With higher cash rates and volatility of other asset classes, this has been a [...]

4 potholes fixed income investors need to avoid

Successful investing is as much about avoiding losers as picking winners, which means dodging the following pitfalls is a good start. The secret to successful investing in the fixed income and [...]

Why ‘wait and see’ is the worst investment strategy ever

We’re all prone to pulling the plug on our portfolios from time to time, but it’s probably not the most productive approach. – Written by Chris Conway | Livewire Markets   [...]

Why it’s now more important than ever to diversify

Is diversification really the only free lunch in investing? While diversification is often termed ‘the only free lunch in investing’ I am not necessarily a believer. Diversification for [...]

A guide to maximising fixed income returns

Beneath the yield fixed income investors receive, there are often overlooked avenues of transaction income many investors are missing out on.   The decade high RBA cash rate has been a boon [...]

How investors can access 9% yields in this asset class | Article from Livewire

The secret to this fund manager’s seven-year track record is to just keep it simple. Written by Hans Lee, Livewire Markets If there’s one common trait among fund managers that [...]

4 reasons why investors are buying more fixed income

Fixed income has matured as an asset class, driven by the global rise in cash rates, resulting in increased yields. Heightened market volatility has also emphasised the need for diversification [...]

Manning Monthly Income Fund | Fund in Focus from livewiremarkets.com

How we’re answering one of the most pressing questions from investors One adviser said that it’s hard to find income these days without taking big risks. Now, there’s a fund [...]

The secrets to this fundie’s 7-year winning streak will surprise you | Article from Livewire

For years, conventional fixed income struggled to pay rates. But Manning Asset Management continues to beat the crowd – Written by Hans Lee, Livewire Markets.   The story of [...]

An income investors secret weapon in 2023: Exploring public and private markets

Drawn by appealing yields and the perpetual necessity for portfolio diversification and resilience, investors are gravitating towards this asset class. However, understanding the dichotomy of [...]

Beyond term deposits

Beyond term deposits – What does a modern fixed income portfolio look like   Term deposits (TD’s) have long played an important role in many portfolios, providing both an income stream [...]