How do you get downside protection?
Insights for times of market uncertainty
Read select blog posts describing how we help investors manage downside risk with diversification, dynamic asset allocation, and effective implementation capabilities.
What is risk management?
When it comes to investing, risk management is the active mitigation of uncertainty that surrounds all investment opportunities. Investing is inherently risky. At Russell Investments, we do not seek to avoid risk, but rather work to ensure that the right risks are taken, with the highest likelihood of compensation. We work to ensure exposure to uncompensated risk is minimised.
Investing in volatile times
At Russell Investments, we help investors manage downside risk in three ways: by diversifying sources of returns, by using a robust dynamic asset allocation process to guide tactical positioning, and by seeking effective implementation capabilities. We have been anticipating a low-return, high-volatility environment for the last 2-3 years. Accordingly, we have been dynamically adjusting our portfolio positioning to manage downside risk.
Important market volatility truths
Why a dynamic multi-asset approach matters during volatile markets
We believe nimbleness and dynamism is most beneficial during periods of market dislocation, where the elapsed time between idea and implementation is critical. Using the sell-off we experienced on the 5th of February 2018 as an example, David Vickers, Senior Portfolio Manager of the Multi-Asset Growth Strategy, explains why a dynamic multi-asset approach matters during volatile markets.
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