Going global with bonds: The benefits of a more global fixed income allocation

May 2, 2018


In this research paper, Going global with bonds: The benefits of a more global fixed income allocation, we explore the benefits of allocating more of your clients' portfolios to hedged global bonds in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the euro area, and Australia.

Our researchers looked at the current global investment-grade* fixed income landscape and quantified the diversification benefits that can be achieved from reducing local-market-specific risk factors. We also explored the factors that can influence sizing a hedged global bond allocation, such as relevant home-bias considerations and the potential for reducing volatility.

* A bond whose credit quality is considered to be among the highest by independent bond-rating agencies.

Use this paper to:

  • Learn the key to the diversification potential of hedged global bonds.
  • Ascertain the factors that create the optimal strategically hedged global bond allocation.
  • Discover how diversifying clients' portfolios by adding hedged global bonds can serve to lower overall risk.

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