Built for Change

Today's bond market requires a new mindset. More than ever, generating competitive returns will require the flexibility to extract value from alpha sources across global fixed income markets.

The Beginning of a New Era

The beta
avalanche is ending

Since 1989, 95% of fixed income returns have been derived from declining yields. That is set to change.

Fixed income remains
a portfolio diversifier

In our view, skilled active management will be crucial to producing positive returns and creating diversification benefits.

A new era requires
a focus on alpha

Now, more than ever, you should consider strategies with the latitude to produce alpha through duration positioning, credit analysis, yield curve exposure and security selection.

Seismic shift:
Moving from Beta to Alpha

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How We're Adapting to
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INVESTMENT INSIGHT
Shifting From Beta to Alpha
Jim Caron
 
A fundamental shift is underway in fixed income, making active choices around duration, credit and yield curve positioning more important than ever. This new era requires a new mindset.
MACRO INSIGHT
Fixed Income: From the Fed to Blockchain
September 2018
 
Portfolio Managers from across our Global Fixed Income, Liquidity Solutions and Private Debt Teams offer their perspectives on the current fixed income environment.
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We believe that in the long run value prevails and research wins.

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