Fund manager interview series

Managing funds with a risk budget in mind

BlackRock’s Michael Fredericks says growth in the US has appeared to be resilient and has markedly outperformed the rest of the world. A healthy level of growth will persist through this year, he says.
BlackRock’s Michael Fredericks says growth in the US has appeared to be resilient and has markedly outperformed the rest of the world. A healthy level of growth will persist through this year, he says.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

Michael Fredericks, head of income investing for the BlackRock Multi-Asset Strategies group, discusses his market outlook in our series featuring fund managers and market experts.

Mr Michael Fredericks and his team are responsible for portfolio management, risk monitoring and tactical asset allocation across global income strategies.

He joined BlackRock in 2011 from JPMorgan Asset Management, where he was an executive director and portfolio manager in the Global Multi-Asset Group (GMAG) responsible for retail asset allocation solutions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 27, 2019, with the headline 'Managing funds with a risk budget in mind'. Print Edition | Subscribe