For wholesale investors in Australia

Jay Sivapalan, CFA

Head of Australian Fixed Interest | Portfolio Manager

Jay Sivapalan is Head of Australian Fixed Interest at Janus Henderson Investors. He is also a Portfolio Manager and manages the Australian fixed interest portfolios. His responsibilities include formulating interest rate and sector strategies employed within the portfolios and working closely with key fixed interest clients. Jay joined Henderson in 2015 as part of the acquisition of Perennial Fixed Interest, where most recently he was partner and senior portfolio manager. He came to Perennial in 2001, initially heading the quantitative area within the Perennial group before transitioning to the Australian fixed interest team in 2004. Prior to this, he was employed at Mercer, where he performed actuarial consulting work for superannuation clients. Before that, he worked at AXA in an actuarial role.

Jay earned a BCom degree in actuarial and finance from the University of Melbourne. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

View from the desk: Australia’s bond yield eruption
Investment Viewpoints

View from the desk: Australia’s bond yield eruption

Amid the wild swings in the bond market and the RBA’s new stance, Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest at Janus Henderson, provides his perspective on the threats and opportunities.

October flash crash: What’s driving the bond market?
Investment Viewpoints

October flash crash: What’s driving the bond market?

Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest discusses what has been driving the bond market’s volatility over October.

Australian Fixed Interest: Financial year in review

Australian Fixed Interest: Financial year in review

Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest, looks at the 2020/21 financial year, the key events, implications and outlook for the year ahead.

Stranded assets: a rising risk for credit investors?

Stranded assets: a rising risk for credit investors?

The rise of ESG considerations is creating stranded asset risks across industries, as companies work to protect their social licences to operate.

Quick view: The implications of rising inflation

Quick view: The implications of rising inflation

Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest at Janus Henderson, explains how the team are actively managing the impact of rising inflation expectations.

Inside the bond market sell-off

Inside the bond market sell-off

Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest at Janus Henderson, discusses what caused February’s bond market volatility and how the team are actively navigating the challenging conditions.

2021 outlook: Australian Fixed Interest
Global Perspectives

2021 outlook: Australian Fixed Interest

In this Q&A interview, Jay Sivapalan, Head of Australian Fixed Interest at Janus Henderson Investors, discusses the themes that shaped 2020 and the trends to watch for in 2021.