Author Archive for: Lukasz de Pourbaix

Entries by Lukasz de Pourbaix


Hold the line

Market volatility has persisted as markets are continuously recalibrating to price in forward looking inflation and the subsequent impact on interest rates and economic growth. We believe that this market volatility will persist until there is evidence that inflation has peaked and bond yields have stabilised. Bond yields have been rising, with US 10 year […]


Market Update – May 2022

In this video, Lukasz de Pourbaix, Executive Director and CIO of Lonsec Investment Solutions provides an update on what’s been happening in the markets, with market volatility and inflation. Lukasz then explains what this means for the Lonsec portfolios. IMPORTANT NOTICE: This document is published by Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Ltd ACN 608 837 583, a […]


April 2022 – CIO Market Update and Portfolio Implications

In this video, Lukasz de Pourbaix, Executive Director and CIO of Lonsec Investment Solutions provides an update on our macroeconomic views following Lonsec’s quarterly Asset Allocation Investment Committee meeting. A key topic of discussion was inflation. The rise we’ve seen over the recent years has now been amplified by the current situation in Russia and Ukraine and […]


The winds of change are coming

Years of accommodative monetary policy combined with ample liquidity from central banks, remnants of the global financial crisis of 2008, may be coming to a gradual end. We are arguably entering a transition period in the economic environment from one of low inflation, low interest rates backed by unconventional monetary policy (quantitative easing), to one […]


Are we in the midst of a new cold war era?

After several weeks of diplomatic tensions, over the last few days the word has watched in shock as Russia invades Ukraine. By way of background, the Ukraine was part of the former Soviet Union and gained independence from the USSR in 1991 following the gradual collapse of communism in central and eastern Europe in 1989. […]

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Market & Portfolio Update: Volatility and Market Uncertainty

Volatility and market uncertainty is increasing as markets react to news about interest rate rises. We asked Chief Investment Officer, Lukasz de Pourbaix, to give us an update on whether the current market situation has impacted Lonsec’s dynamic asset allocation views and whether any changes will be made to the Lonsec portfolios’ positions. Lukasz explains […]

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2022 starts with a bang

I hope everyone had the opportunity to have a restful break. Markets have kicked of 2022 with a bang. Inflation is on everyone’s lips and we saw markets gyrate widely ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s meeting in January. What is certain is that markets do not like uncertainly and in this instance the market […]

Q4 2021 Market Overview Positioning Update

Inflation continues to dominate the discussion. Most of us agree that interest rates will go up at some point from their record lows. The question is by how much and when.  Chief Investment Officer, Lukasz de Pourbaix, provides an update on the outcomes and key discussion points from Lonsec’s latest quarterly Asset Allocation investment committee […]

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