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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-May-2023

Is the Tide Turning? 

Fixed Income Team
After the woes of March, investors were gifted with a relatively mellow month in April. Yet given continued uncertainty, the Fixed Income Team recommends remaining flexible.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  10-Apr-2023

Reasons to Worry (Or Not Worry) 

Fixed Income Team
While the Fixed Income Team does not believe the events of March are a harbinger of a new financial crisis, it does point to weak links in the economy and increased stresses that are likely to unfold in the months ahead.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  12-Mar-2023

The facts changed, so the market changed its mind 

Fixed Income Team
After a very optimistic January, markets changed their view on the economic outlook in February. In recent market terms, the economic soft landing morphed into a no landing scenario. The Fixed Income team explores.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  17-Feb-2023

Let the Good Times Roll! But for How Long? 

Fixed Income Team
After yields rose dramatically in December, bond markets made a U-turn and fell dramatically in January. Markets do not simply change direction this abruptly without a reason, and in this case, there were many.. The Fixed Income Team explains.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  31-Jan-2023

European Short Duration: An asset class for an uncertain world 

Fixed Income Team
The prospect of less hawkish central bank policy should be supportive for short duration assets in 2023, according to the Broad Markets Fixed Income Team. They explore in this new whitepaper.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  31-Dec-2022

2022: Good-Bye, Farewell, Amen! 

Global Fixed Income Team
From a bond market perspective, 2023 starts in a stronger, more secure place. Yields are materially higher and spreads wider, suggesting much better 2023 performance. The Fixed Income Team explains.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  15-Dec-2022

An Early Holiday Present 

Fixed Income Team
Whether or not November's bond rally can continue will be determined by data. In the interim, the Fixed Income Team thinks investors should enjoy the early holiday present.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  17-Nov-2022

Dazed and Confused 

Global Fixed Income Team
Bond markets were a bit more orderly in October than the mayhem experienced in September. That said, markets were still mixed, and investors could be excused for feeling a bit dazed and confused with regards to volatility, dispersion of returns, illiquidity, central bank policies and deciphering how to determine value.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  27-Oct-2022

Putting Income Back into Fixed Income 

Global Fixed Income Team
The bond market rout continued in September, which would have been even worse without a substantial rally over the last three days of the month. The Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  22-Sep-2022

Snap Back to Reality 

Fixed Income Team
August ended the summer flirtation with bull market dreams. After strong recoveries in July, bond markets turned down once again in August, generating large negative returns. Yields, spreads, and equities have not (at least yet) returned to their June nadir.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  25-Aug-2022

Oh no, it’s too hot, no wait, it’s too cold, no, it’s actually too hot! 

Fixed Income Team
After a horrendous June, bond and credit markets reversed course dramatically in July, generating exceptionally strong performance while also being the first positive return month of the year! The Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  22-Jul-2022

Oh, What a Month, Quarter and Year! 

Fixed Income Team
Financial market performance in June and year to date cannot be characterized as anything but historic; unfortunately, historically bad! The Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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Global Fixed Income Bulletin  •  21-Jun-2022

Fear and Hope: Soft vs Hard Landings 

Fixed Income Team
Markets continue to be buffeted by high levels of volatility driven by shifting fears of recession and inflation. This roller coaster of a month resulted in very diverse financial market performance. The Global Fixed Income team shares its thoughts.

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