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In terms of investment strategies, fixed income is one of the principal asset classes.
The money market is actually a sub-category of the fixed-income market, where financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities are traded.
High-yield bonds are corporate bonds issued by companies that have been given low credit ratings (BB+ or lower) by a credit-rating agency.
Debt in emerging countries is mainly issued by governments, sovereign bodies or corporations.
Convertible bonds combine the defensive qualities of fixed-income securities with the potential upside and downside of equities, giving them an asymmetrical return profile.
In terms of investment strategies, equities are one of the major asset classes.
Multi-asset-class strategies combine the features and advantages/disadvantages of the major asset classes.
Beyond hedge funds, alternative investments also include instruments such as commodities, private equity and real estate.
The term “SMID caps” is a contraction of “small and mid caps”, i.e. listed companies with small and medium-sized capitalisations.