Legg Mason Education Series - Part 1 - Outlook for Australian Bonds

Faced with a lumbering post-GFC recovery and potentially years of political uncertainty, bonds have once again assumed their place at the front and centre investors’ portfolios. Yet, as fund managers face an increasingly fluid bond market and spry trading landscape, it’s clear many bond funds will need to adapt to a world of fast-changing market dynamics.

In part one of Legg Mason’s advisor education series, Anthony Kirkham, Head of Investment Management at Western Asset Management, sat down with Money Management to outline the prospects for local and global bond markets, as well as strategies to guide local bond investors through a challenging investment environment.