PruAdviser on-line services will be unavailable from 20:00 pm on Friday 26 November until 6:00 am on Monday 29 November for website maintenance.
Currently we are not able to show some detailed information for Retirement Account performance for clients. This will be restored on 13 December 2021. We're sorry for any inconvenience this causes.

Understanding the Investment Paradox

Check your answers
 

Long Term Investment Strategy

1. The global economic centre of gravity is rapidly moving…

a. West

b. East 

c. Unchanged

d. North

 

Fixed Income

2. What do real yields in emerging markets versus developed markets mean for bond investors?  

a. Real yields in emerging markets are generally depressed compared to developed market real yields, making them potentially attractive from a valuation perspective

b. Real yields in emerging markets are generally depressed compared to developed market real yields, making them unattractive from a valuation perspective

c. Real yields in emerging markets are generally elevated compared to developed market real yields, making them potentially attractive from a valuation perspective

d. Real yields in emerging markets are generally elevated compared to developed market real yields, making them unattractive from a valuation perspective

 

Property

3. Where do we seem the main opportunities in real estate as we move through 2020?

a. Retail in prime locations

b. Office sector in well-connected cities

c. Value sectors such as hospitality, student, residential

d. All of the above

 

4. What is one of the main advantages of real estate from an ESG perspective?

a. There are none as it’s very difficult to incorporate ESG factors

b. Control – ownership gives you the ability to control ESG factors

c. Exclusion – you can simply exclude tenants that don’t meet a certain criteria

d. Cost – incorporating ESG in real estate is very cost effective

 

Equities

5. What do M&G believe are the benefits of investing in internal managers?

a. Ability to carry out greater depth of Investment Due Diligence

b. Ability for managers to focus on long-terms performance numbers rather than the next quarter

c. Ability to tailor the funds to suit the M&G manager skillset and the multi-asset fund requirement

d. All of the above

 

6. How are M&G trying to integrate ESG into their investment process? 

a. Some negative screening but with a focus on integrating ESG factors and risks into their investment process and engaging with portfolio companies on ESG issues

b. Exclusion of perceived ‘sin-sectors’ only 

c. Only investing in the highest quality ESG names and sacrificing investment returns

d. Only incorporating external data provider views such as MSCI

 

CPD certificate

Before collecting your certificate please take a moment to provide us feedback on this session, please email prudential.distribution.team@prudential.co.uk

Complete the form below and we’ll email your CPD confirmation to you. Please use the email address that you would usually use when making contact with us. 

"Prudential" is a trading name of Prudential Distribution Limited. Prudential Distribution Limited is registered in Scotland. Registered Office at Craigforth, Stirling FK9 4UE. Registered number SC212640. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Prudential Distribution Limited is part of the same corporate group as the Prudential Assurance Company. The Prudential Assurance Company and Prudential Distribution Limited are direct/indirect subsidiaries of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom. These companies are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc, a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or Prudential plc, an international group incorporated in the United Kingdom.