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Jim Cielinski, CFA

Global Head of Fixed Income
James Cielinski, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Jim Cielinski is Global Head of Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2017. He oversees all of the global fixed income products and teams and leads Corporate Credit as well. Previously, Jim was the global head of fixed income for Columbia Threadneedle Investments from 2010. Prior to joining Columbia Threadneedle, he spent 12 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management as managing director and head of credit. Before that, he was head of fixed income for Utah Retirement Systems, assistant manager of taxable fixed income for Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and an equity portfolio manager for First Security Investment Management.

Jim received bachelor of science degrees in management and finance from the University of Utah and an MBA with a concentration in finance from New York University, Stern School of Business. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 40 years of financial industry experience.

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Market GPS 2023: Finding the silver lining
Features & Outlooks

Market GPS 2023: Finding the silver lining

Investors will continue to grapple with market shocks in 2023, but it’s time to focus on the silver lining. In our Market GPS webinar, Janus Henderson’s asset class experts share their perspectives on the economic outlook and discuss the risks and opportunities facing investors in the year ahead.

Fixed Income Investment Outlook: Ingredients in the mix for a more appetising 2023
Features & Outlooks

Fixed Income Investment Outlook: Ingredients in the mix for a more appetising 2023

Cumulative central bank policy should dampen inflation, bringing relief on rates in 2023 but the outlook for credit is set to be more challenged.

Midterms matter – just less so at 8% inflation
Timely & Topical

Midterms matter – just less so at 8% inflation

Inflation may cause markets to buck the trend of positive returns after the U.S. midterm elections.

Front-end rates indicate riskier assets need a reality check
Timely & Topical

Front-end rates indicate riskier assets need a reality check

This year’s bond market stress is a warning sign to other asset classes and the real economy.

ISG Insight: beyond an inflation peak
Features & Outlooks

ISG Insight: beyond an inflation peak

What happens beyond peak inflation and can central banks navigate a soft landing with their inflation ‘blinkers’ on?

Signposts to watch as the credit cycle turns

Signposts to watch as the credit cycle turns

Rates uncertainty and market volatility remain in focus for investors in credit as central banks move more aggressively on their tightening path.

Opposing Forces
Features & Outlooks

Opposing Forces

A look at potential economic outcomes as central banks seek to maintain growth while stamping on inflation.

Inflation dilemma: where now for central banks and fixed income?

Inflation dilemma: where now for central banks and fixed income?

Jim Cielinski considers the dilemma for central banks as they are caught between decades-high inflation and an increasingly uncertain growth outlook.

ISG Insight: Thriving in the bond market
Features & Outlooks

ISG Insight: Thriving in the bond market

Recent months have seen macro and microeconomic fundamentals broadly improve and corporate bond markets are priced for this to continue. We dedicated an ISG meeting to consider what could go wrong and how fixed income markets might respond.

Global Perspectives Podcast – Come on down: is inflation priced right?
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives Podcast – Come on down: is inflation priced right?

Join Adam Hetts as he speaks to Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, about the direction of inflation and some of the potential pitfalls in traditional “inflation protection” tools.

A blue wave or a blue swell?

A blue wave or a blue swell?

With a Senate majority, Democrats will have an easier time of achieving their agenda. But it won’t occur without compromise, creating optimism in markets.

ISG Insight: a mostly benign outlook for US inflation

ISG Insight: a mostly benign outlook for US inflation

The stabilisation of US economic growth amid unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus has raised questions about the likelihood of inflation returning. Jim Cielinski, Global Head of Fixed Income, and Andrew Mulliner, Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, both members of the Fixed Income Investment Strategy Group (ISG)*, explain why they do not see significant risks of sustained higher inflation materialising in the next few years, though caution that short-term spikes are possible and investors should evaluate the diversity that their fixed income portfolios provide.