15th March 2018

After being rudely awoken from their slumber in early February, risk assets have been in consolidation mode. Assuredly, there is plenty for the markets to get their collective ‘heads’ around. The prospect of higher rates in the US, reinforced by a Fed Chair seemingly willing to follow through on rate hikes, the spectre of quantitative […] more

6th March 2018

While the short-term focus of the markets has recently been on the outcome of the Italian Election, and the proposed Steel and Aluminium Tariffs by President Donald Trump; we note some interesting activity in the Corporate Credit space. Return of the mega-deal? The strong economic backdrop, robust earnings and cheap financing has boosted the confidence […] more

12th February 2018

Rubrics Asset Management is delighted to announce that it came first in two categories at the recent Raging Bull Awards in South Africa, which celebrates the top performing international unit trust funds across a range of sectors and acknowledges the best-performing... more

29th January 2018

While Mario Draghi, Davos and Trump dominated headlines last week. It was the pricing in the European New issue market which caught the attention of our Credit Team… New issues that priced last week highlighted the immense strength of the European Credit market... more

18th January 2018

Senior Portfolio Strategist Antonio Del Favero gives a brief introduction to Rubrics Asset Management’s macro and portfolio strategy. View presentation > View video (originally filmed on 13 December 2017) > more

17th January 2018

Rubrics Asset Management Ltd has won, for the second year in a row, the Best Innovative Fixed Income Strategies 2018 & Best Irish Emerging Markets UCITS Fund (1 Year): Rubrics Emerging Markets Fixed Income UCITS Fund at the sixth annual Hedge Fund Awards. more

12th January 2018

Unexpectedly bullish 2017 represented a remarkable year in many respects. Most notably for the complete absence of volatility. Stepping back 12 months, few would have foreseen such a bullish year for asset prices, particularly when considering the seismic nature of 2016. At that point, looking ahead, the road seemed decidedly rocky. On the political front […] more

12th December 2017


It’s the most wonderful time of the year…..that is, when the Sell Side release their forecasts for 2018. A cursory glance across Street estimates has 2018 US GDP comfortably above 2.5%. When coupled with tame inflation and low rates, it is no wonder the so called investor wall of worry is crumbling in front of our eyes as we head into 2018. more

20th November 2017

“QT” is upon us. Quantitative Tightening. The unwind of the greatest monetary experiment in modern history. Is this the dawn of a new era in central bank policy? Well if it is, the markets are thus far decidedly nonplussed. In what has become a familiar theme, new lows in volatility were seen in November with […] more

17th October 2017

Liquid High $20 trillion quantitative easing has instilled in markets a tangible sense of self-confidence. And why not, that’s a lot of liquidity. In some senses a little like the self-confidence one acquires from consuming too much alcohol. I wonder, does it impair decision making in the same way? We won’t know I suspect until […] more

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