Students' model portfolio rides through continued political tensions

The portfolio continues to maintain pragmatic positioning to global bonds, our preference being longer-duration hard currency issuers from Singapore, Qatar, China and the UAE.

The portfolio continues to maintain pragmatic positioning to global bonds, our preference being longer-duration hard currency issuers from Singapore, Qatar, China and the UAE.

Over the last month students have been taking examinations; however, they have found time to continue to manage our Global Balanced Model. The actively managed Portfolio serves as a method of applying the academic theory to contemporary issues within portfolio management, including asset allocation and the development of a robust and repeatable investment philosophy and process. Helping manage the portfolio provides students with first-hand experience within investment management.

Read the performance review of the JIBS Global Balanced Portfolio as at the end of March 2017, prepared by second year student Aimee Barker.