Tactical change – 08 September 2022

8 September 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 have further reduced our exposure to risk assets, given worsening macro outlook and the recent confirmation from central banks that tighter policy will be needed to control inflation.  We have sold equities and high yield bonds, moving further underweight these asset classes. We have also reduced our exposure to bonds at the margin, expecting that tighter policy will put further upward pressure on yields. We have also maintained a modest underweight position in commercial property.

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You can access up to date views from Trevor on the market and the movements of the Investment Clock on our Latest Investment Clock updates page.

Latest tactical positions

 OverweightNeutralUnderweight
Equities     down
Property     no change
Commodities     no change
High Yield     down
Gilts down    
Index Linked     down
Corporate Bonds     down
Absolute Return Strategies (including cash) up 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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