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Ruffer Radio: Winning by not losing – protection strategies

Episode 13

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Rory McIvor
Investment Communications Specialist
Lauren French
Lauren French
Investment Director
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Andrew van Biljon
Research Director
 

Avoiding major drawdowns in markets is key to outperforming over the long-term.

It may sound obvious, but in a world of near universal asset vulnerability, it has seldom been more important to stand resolute against falling markets.

In this episode, Lauren French and Andrew van Biljon discuss Ruffer's approach to protecting against tail risks in the market and they lift the lid on some of the more creative strategies in the portfolio today. 

 

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Protecting capital
Protecting clients' capital is the core of Ruffer's investment approach. As the market landscape has evolved, so too have the strategies we use to achieve this objective. In this presentation we’ll look at historic examples of our protection strategies - what they were and how they were implemented. We'll also discuss the risks we see in the current market environment and how we're seeking to protect against these.
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Crossing the Rubicon
Investors face one of the most complex market environments in history. Simultaneous shifts in the global energy system, geopolitics, demography, technology and much else besides promise a more inflation-prone and volatile world ahead. This brings with it elevated risks, but also potential rewards. Amidst all the uncertainty, this presentation will examine what investors can have conviction about.
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Turbulence warning
The return of inflation has jolted markets. But investing for higher inflation is not the same as investing for inflation volatility – this presents and unique and complex problem for investors.
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