16 Aug 2022 - 4D podcast: interest rates, inflation and infrastructure
By: 4D Infrastructure
4D podcast: interest rates, inflation and infrastructure
4D's Global Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer, Sarah Shaw, speaks with Bennelong's Jodie Saw about the impact changing interest rates and inflation can have on infrastructure; and the opportunities presented in the asset class.
"Given the distinct features of varied infrastructure assets, with active management a listed infrastructure equity portfolio can be positioned to take advantage of the long-term structural opportunity set, as well as whatever near-term cyclical events may prevail - whether they be environmental, political, economic or social."
0:36 - How exposure to infrastructure can be adjusted according to interest rates and inflation
4:54 - Why the current equity market volatility is showing a disconnect to company fundamentals (and where the opportunities are)
7:24 - Why 4D continues to like emerging markets over the long term
8:39 - How the portfolio could be positioned in a stagflation or recessionary environment
10:13 - The ongoing, critical need for global infrastructure spend
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