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Profiting when interest rates rise

Profiting when interest rates rise

23-07-2015 | Insight

When interest rates rise, pension funds' liabilities and fixed income investments both lose value. To allow the coverage ratio to profit from rising interest rates, pension funds can decide to reduce their fixed income investments or to buy a hedge against a decline in these investments. This can be done via various strategies, but which one suits the specific risk appetite and interest rate view best? Remmert Koekkoek and Mathieu van Roon present the different options.

  • Mathieu van Roon
    van Roon
  • Remmert Koekkoek
    Head of Matching and Overlay Strategies
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