Dynamic bond funds, which also go for gilts during rate cut cycles, try to preserve gains by moving into accrual during flat to rising rate cycles. As gilt funds do not have this luxury, their returns tend to normalise. Holding over the years and interest rate cycles, therefore, evens out returns. The table below shows different return buckets and the instances of returns since 2012. … [Read more...] about Double-digit returns in gilt funds: Should you rush to invest in them?
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I home-schooled my kids for a few years, and it wasn’t easy. A lot of luck made it possible: a flexible work schedule, a well-paying job, a supportive spouse, a comfortable home, healthy children, and my own good health and education. Few families have the resources to pull off home schooling. Yet it is now being expected of all parents — including those who hold multiple jobs, are raising children alone, earn the minimum wage and may not have finished high school. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | The school year really ended in March