Hymans Robertson On... Episode 88

Investment - Quantitative Tightening and LDI

06 Jun 2023


In this episode of Hymans Robertson On... our host, Penny Cochrane, presents the latest episode in our investment series, and is joined by Ryan Bio-Genfi, Research Analyst, Ben Fox, Senior Investment Consultant at Hymans Robertson and finally, Rob Gall, Head of Market Strategy at Insight Investment Management.

During this episode, we discuss quantitative tightening and it's impacts on the gilt market, and Liability Driven Investment portfolios. 

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Key Topics
  • Intro to Quantitative Tightening : (02:40)
  • The impact of min-budget on LDI portfolios : (05:21)
  • Impacts on clients, then, today and in the future : (08:00)
  • Conventional and index-linked gilt markets : (10:50)
  • Key takeaways : (12:47)
  • Summary : (19:15)


Penny Cochrane

by Penny Cochrane
Senior Investment Research Consultant

Ben Fox

by Ben Fox
Senior Investment Consultant

Ryan Bio-Genfi

by Ryan Bio-Genfi
Investment Research Analyst