Worried About Volatility? Go Global (Bonds)

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Worried About Volatility? Go Global (Bonds)


Worried About Volatility? Go Global (Bonds)

Investors worried about interest-rate volatility should think hard about their commitment to the US bond market. And not just because US rates are poised to rise. Over the past quarter century, US fixed income has been more volatile than the hedged global bond market, often significantly so. But that’s not all: even US bonds’ volatility has been more volatile. Meanwhile, hedged global bonds have preserved more capital during down periods.

This Tiger grand-cub was flat during Q2 but is ready for the return of volatility

Tiger Legatus Master Fund was up 0.1% net for the second quarter, compared to the MSCI World Index's 7.9% return and the S&P 500's 8.5% gain. For the first half of the year, Tiger Legatus is up 9%, while the MSCI World Index has gained 13.3%, and the S&P has returned 15.3%. Q2 2021 hedge Read More


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