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November 13, 2019

Fixed income – a compelling place to take active risk

Much has been written about the trend towards passive management and it has merits in many market segments, particularly those where the opportunity to add value is limited. However, we believe there are a number of structural reasons for favouring an active approach within investment grade fixed income allocations.

The success rate of active managers is significantly higher in the fixed income market than the equity market; the relative probability of outperforming in the fixed income markets has historically been about three times that of equity markets.

Why the difference? Read more insights from the paper Fixed income – a compelling place to take active risk, published by SLC Management.

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