Tactical change – 09 June 2022

9 June 2022
Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management, has made a tactical change to the asset allocation of the Governed Portfolios (GPs) and Governed Retirement Income Portfolios (GRIPs).

What’s changing?

We remain underweight stocks; hawkish rhetoric has continued from policy makers against a backdrop of strong inflation data and global growth could face further headwinds. However, with investor sentiment at overly bearish levels, we have reduced this underweight position at the margin, seeing potential for a short term relief rally. We have increased our underweight in corporate bonds, with a relative preference for short duration global high yield bonds. We maintain our overweight in commodities which we believe will continue to provide resilience against an inflationary backdrop. We remain neutral on commercial property.

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Latest tactical positions

Commodities up arrow icon    
High Yield   no change arrow icon  
Index Linked    
Corporate Bonds    
Absolute Return Strategies (including cash) down arrow icon    

Directions of arrows show overall change from previous tactical change. For individual portfolio changes, please see factsheets.

About the author

Trevor Greetham

Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management

Trevor Greetham is a portfolio manager at Royal London Asset Management. Prior to joining Royal London in 2015, Trevor was asset allocation director for Fidelity Worldwide Investment, where he was responsible for implementing tactical investment decisions across a wide range of institutional and retail funds including the Fidelity Multi Asset Strategic Fund.

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