The Manager Mix – Fixed Income: Anthony Kirkham of Western Asset


9 April 2024
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In this new episode of The Manager Mix, host Laura Dew speaks to Anthony Kirkham, head of Asia-Pacific investment management at Western Asset to delve into everything fixed income in a world of rising interest rates. 

Listen as they discuss:

  • The investment philosophy behind Western Asset’s fixed income funds
  • Why active management is valuable in fixed income
  • The challenges of fixed income investing versus equities
  • Lessons learnt in his 30+ year career
  • His outlook for interest rate movements across the globe


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Franklin Templeton Australia Limited as Responsible Entity has appointed Western Asset Management Company Pty Ltd. as the fund manager of the Western Asset Australian Bond Fund (ARSN 088 670 286).

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