Now that yields have reset higher, bonds are positioned to protect portfolios while delivering higher income.
Floating-rate income and the secured nature of senior loans may provide a valuable defense against both rising rates and higher default risk for investors able to stomach short-term volatility.
As investors grapple with a new era of macroeconomic uncertainty, liquidity is king in the near term.
Matthew Toms, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income, shares our outlook for the markets for the first half of 2022.
The market’s curve flattening expectations may be excessive, as the timing of the hikes and aggressiveness of the U.S. Federal Reserve are still open to debate.
Sean Banai, CFA, Head of Portfolio Management, shares our outlook on Global Growth for the first half of 2022.
Chris Wilson, CFA, Senior Client Portfolio Manager, shares our outlook for Central Banks for the first half of 2022.
Global inflation, accentuated by energy and commodity prices, will peak in early 2022, but the rate of decline will vary across economies. Matthew Toms, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income, shares our outlook on inflation for the first half of 2022.
Randy Parrish, CFA, Head of Public Credit, talks about our 2022 outlook for capital expenditures.