Inflation Protection Bonds

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 15, 1997 - Business & Economics - 82 pages
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Inflation-protection bonds are specifically designed to hold their value in today’s uncertain economy. If you are unfamiliar with their specific attributes and uses, you may be missing out on one of the most powerful and versatile fixed income products in the marketplace today! In this detailed book, institutional investment officers John Brynolfsson and Anthony Faillace give you the most up-to-date research findings and information available on these uniquely conservative new instruments. This essential guide provides complete details on: How and why IPBs were created, with background information vital for you to ensure the value of your IPB investment; Strategies that you can easily use to profit from IPBs; and the role of IPBs in a global investment strategy. Inflation-Protection Bonds is the first book to explain both the benefits and the risks of one of today’s most intriguing and potentially productive investments. Its specific steps and recommendations will help assure that IPBs become a valuable addition to your investment portfolio.
 

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Contents

What Are InflationProtection Bonds
1
A Brief History of IPBs
7
Real Interest Rates
13
Structure
27
Policy Issues
35
Historical Determinants of Real Interest Rates
41
Measures of Exposure
47
International Relative Value Opportunities
53
Institutional Fund Management
61
Conclusion
71
Index
77
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About the author (1997)

John B. Brynjolfsson, is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Pacific Investment Management Company. In addition to managing the PIMCO Real Return Bond Fund, he has been instrumental in the development of the firm's investment analytics. Mr. Brynjolfsson holds a bachelors degree in physics and mathematics from Columbia College, and a master's in finance and economics from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management.
Anthony L. Faillace, is a Vice President and International Product Manager for Pacific Investment Management Company. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Texas and a Master of Management degree from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

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