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Tradeable Index Strategies: Fixed Income


CarryMAX is a market neutral fixed income strategy developed by J.P. Morgan. CarryMAX updates one of the oldest investment strategies - the Carry Trade - to exploit a persistent mispricing in interest rate markets and generate a consistent return.

CarryMAX can select from a universe of nine developed interest-rate swap markets. The strategy first ranks the markets with the highest carry in 10-yr swaps - where carry is defined as the yield differential of the 10-year swap rate over the Cash or LIBOR rate. It then invests in the two 10-yr swaps with the highest carry and sells the two 10-yr swaps with the lowest carry - a two-pair strategy.

For more information on specific J.P. Morgan Tradeable Index Strategies, please review product descriptions below or contact your J.P. Morgan representative.

Index Strategies
Index Name Index Level Daily Ret(%) Mthly Ret Ann Ret Level Date
CarryMAX in EUR 167.99 0.01 0.60 -0.66 20131031
CarryMAX in JPY 168.58 0.02 0.59 -0.99 20131031
CarryMAX in USD 167.33 0.02 0.61 -1.01 20131031

Note: The data above may not be the latest available and should be used for information purposes only.

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