So how can you invest in short duration?

AXA Investment Managers offers a range of short duration strategies which aim to meet your needs, whether you are looking for a higher yield or to combat inflation. Our short duration strategies generally invest in bonds with maturities of five years or less, and seek to capture high current income with low overall volatility.

HIGH YIELD

For investors seeking the opportunity to capture an attractive income and carry from the high yield asset class, while mitigating volatility.

US SHORT DURATION HIGH YIELD STRATEGY

Seek Returns from a diversified pool of high yield companies with improving credit characteristics
Minimize portfolio volatility compared to the all-maturities high yield market
Access the expertise of a team which has managed high yield through multiple market cycles

INVESTMENT GRADE

For investors looking to take the first step on the credit ladder. These strategies offer a yield enhancement to a cash alternative, while at the same time aiming to minimize overall volatility.

US CREDIT SHORT DURATION INVESTMENT GRADE STRATEGY

Access a steady income potential from diversified sectors across the improving US economy
Lower portfolio volatility and interest rate sensitivity relative to the all-maturities market
Benefit from an active approach aiming to mitigate the risk of capital losses

EURO CREDIT SHORT DURATION STRATEGY

Access potential incremental returns in a challenging low yield environment
Benefit from less volatility compared with the all-maturities market
Diversify your sources of yield with investments across sectors, seniority and geographic regions

INFLATION

For investors looking to mitigate the impact of both inflation and volatility on their portfolio, while participating in a diversifying asset class.

GLOBAL INFLATION SHORT DURATION STRATEGY

Benefit from the potential of higher global inflation while lowering volatility relative to the all-maturities market
Diversify your portfolio with access to global opportunities
Take advantage of our scale in the global inflation-linked market

EMERGING AND ASIA

For investors looking to participate in diversifying asset classes through a volatility mitigation and high carry strategy, with the added feature of tactical local currency allocation.

EMERGING MARKETS SHORT DURATION STRATEGY

Access the higher returns potential of emerging markets while aiming to minimize volatility
Diversify your sources of yield with a mix of bonds across 40 countries
Benefit from experienced emerging market investors in the search for yield

ASIAN SHORT DURATION BONDS STRATEGY

Access the fast-growing and diverse Asian credit markets
Take Advantage of the lower volatility of shorter maturity bonds than the all-maturities market
Benefit from a local team seeking attractive opportunities throughout market cycles