Jenna Barnard, CFA
Jenna Barnard is Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2015. She manages and co-manages a range of global bond strategies and funds meeting different client needs globally. Jenna joined Henderson in 2002 as a credit analyst and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2004. Prior to this, she worked as an investment analyst with Orbitex Investments.
Jenna graduated with a first class BA degree (Hons) in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a member of the Society of Technical Analysts, and is an Affiliate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. She has 22 years of financial industry experience.
Global Perspectives: It is all falling into place for bonds in 2023
Evidence of a collapse in inflation and impending economic downturn have potentially built conditions for strong returns from bonds in 2023.
High quality bonds are primed to bloom in 2023
The titan arum only flowers occasionally, but when it does, the results are impressive; high quality bonds could be set for a similar display in 2023.
Strategic Bond Update: Policy Error?
Here we updated on the previous Strategic bond outlook following a tumultuous few months for financial markets and bond markets in particular
Policy overkill … recession coming
Forward, long leading economic indicators signal what looks like a long and deep global recession into mid-2023 at a minimum.
Strategic Bond Update: Is now the time for bonds?
Previously we discussed how every macro process we followed signalled a steep economic downturn ahead and likely a global hard landing. We update on the outlook following a tumultuous few months for financial markets and bond markets in particular.
Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again
Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard outlines how the team’s cyclical process for managing bond exposures is signalling a collapse in US government bond yields around springtime.
Reflation train — arriving on time
Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.
Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?
Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, and Nick Ware, Portfolio Manager, counter the bear argument that credit is set to face a solvency crisis by explaining that liquidity is solvency.
Breaking the link: GDP declines and default rates
Jenna Barnard and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Managers in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, muse over how low corporate default rates may prove to be despite the pandemic-induced economic shock.
Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar
Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on bond markets in the coming year; where they see risks and opportunities and where they look for clues.
Downturn implications and a reconvergence of rates
Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explores the options for meaningful policy easing by developed market central banks in the face of the current downturn in global activity.
Strategic Fixed Income: early innings of a sovereign bond bull market?
Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares her latest views on the bond markets; remaining bullish on duration and retaining a defensive stance in credit.