SVS Church House Tenax Absolute Return Strategies is a multi-asset fund, which invests directly in assets, rather than using the ‘fund of fund’ route. It targets positive returns over rolling 12-month periods. The managers place a heavy emphasis on capital preservation, and it is one of the few absolute return funds with a track record which goes back beyond 2008 and the global financial crisis.
What’s covered in this episode:
- Deflationary forces = corrections to commodities’ prices
- Inflation peaking
- The Fed Reserve and its effect on inflation
- Counterintuitive downward sloping yield curves
- The dominant US dollar
- Extraordinary moves in the index-linked gilt market
- The potential for very high returns from short-dated bonds
- Exploiting mispricing opportunities in volatile periods
- Floating Rate Notes and their benefits for investors
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