Your Wealth

To hedge or not to hedge? That is the question

November 28, 2018

One of the greatest concerns for Australian investors looking to invest offshore is the impact of currency on the value of their portfolios. Magellan Asset Management Portfolio Manager Chris Wheldon offers his insights into strategies to manage currency risk and his thoughts on hedging in the current market.

In this podcast, Chris and Gemma Dale discuss their thoughts on:

  • The impact of currency movements on global assets held by Australian investors
  • The difference between translation and transaction impacts,
  • Strategies for managing currency risk, and
  • How to determine which kind of hedging, if any, is appropriate for your portfolio.

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