Author Archive for: Deanne Baker

Entries by Deanne Baker

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Lonsec Retirement Managed Portfolios – Q1, 2023

Markets are in a period of transition and with transition comes uncertainty and volatility. We have seen a rapid shift from record-low interest rates and abundant liquidity to an environment of higher interest rates, central banks shrinking their bloated balance sheets and banks in general tightening their lending practises. These tighter liquidity conditions will continue […]

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Lonsec Multi-Asset Managed Portfolios – Q1 2023

The Multi-Asset portfolios outperformed their peer group benchmarks over the 12-month period to March 2023. The Multi-Asset portfolios have provided good protection from the volatility experienced in equity and bond markets over the last 12 months, while broadly keeping pace with markets as sentiment recovered over the first quarter of 2023. Key to that outperformance […]

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Lonsec Multi-Asset Managed Portfolios – Q4 2022

Despite a difficult year, the Multi-Asset portfolios have managed to outperform both the internal strategic benchmark and the peer group average benchmark. Active management, Dynamic asset allocation (DAA) and lowly correlated sources of return have meant that the portfolios have been able to navigate the volatile markets relatively well. The slightly underweight position in Global […]


Delivering income in a low-yield world

Generating a meaningful level of income within the risk constraints of a retirement portfolio has certainly had its challenges over the last 12 months. When the full effects of the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, a number of usually very reliable income sources—such as the banks, REITs, and infrastructure—either reduced, suspended or cancelled their […]


Portfolio Update – Lonsec Sustainable Managed Portfolios, December 2020

 The Lonsec Sustainable Managed Portfolios were launched on HUB24 on 8 December 2020 and investor capital was put to work immediately in improving societal and environmental outcomes. The Sustainable portfolios have been well supported to date, with an increasing number of investors looking to invest in not only a way that delivers solid returns, but […]

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