Author Archive for: Lukasz de Pourbaix

Entries by Lukasz de Pourbaix

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The challenge to diversify

The upward trajectory in equity markets has continued unabated. Markets continue to be supported by low interest rates and central bank liquidity support. The US Federal Reserve’s recent comments that that they would continue their asset purchase program and that interest rates are not expected to rise anytime soon has added fuel to markets. This […]

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Market Overview and Positioning Update

Following Lonsec’s Asset Allocation Investment Committee meeting in June, we asked Chief Investment Officer Lukasz de Pourbaix to give us an update on his views of the current market drivers and challenges, and how these impacted Lonsec’s latest dynamic asset allocation views. The main topic of discussion at this meeting was inflation – is it […]

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Inflation and reflation trade concerns continue

Markets continued their positive trajectory in April with strong returns generated across Australian and Global Equities, with listed Real Estate performing particularly well. Despite the strong returns, inflation concerns continue to dominate the market narrative. There are concerns that the so-called ‘reflation trade’, which has been supported by accommodative monetary policy and significant fiscal support, […]

Insights from our CIO – Positioning for recovery

Welcome to 2021! I hope you had relaxing break and found time to reset after a tumultuous year. As we enter 2021 it seems that it’s more of the same. COVID-19, US elections (and inaugurations) and growing tensions between Australia and China continue to dominate the news headlines. Late last year we adjusted our asset […]

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