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Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Global Bonds | Portfolio Manager

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 21 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Policy overkill … recession coming
Features & Outlooks

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 Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again
Analysis & Studies

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
Analysis & Studies

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.

The manic reflation narrative is peaking

The manic reflation narrative is peaking

Reflation has been the hot topic in the markets since the start of the year as inflation expectations have been rising rapidly on prospects of economic recovery. In this webcast, Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo dissect the reflation narrative, sharing their contrarian views on the subject.

Credit light cuts through the income darkness
Features & Outlooks

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo explain how credit markets navigated COVID with relative ease and why corporate bonds remain in the sweet spot for 2021.

Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?
Analysis & Studies

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

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.

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis
Analysis & Studies

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis

Jenna Barnard and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Managers in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, provide an update on the shape of the recovery in corporate bond markets following the virtual heart attack experienced in March.

Credit has been the place to be of late — a Strategic Fixed Income view

Credit has been the place to be of late — a Strategic Fixed Income view

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, remarks on the significant rally in credit markets over the last week, with healthy investment grade issuance volumes and even the US high yield market open for new issues. Support from the authorities trying to help companies avoid default has accelerated the sharp market recovery.

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Credit over equities — coupons over dividends?

Jenna Barnard, and Nicholas Ware, members of the Strategic Fixed Income Team, share their views on the recent bout of market activity, with large companies accessing the capital markets and the stream of dividend cut announcements in Europe.

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view
Analysis & Studies

Liquidity crisis begins to heal — Strategic Fixed Income view

The coronavirus crisis continues to impact economies and markets but the liquidity crisis is seemingly beginning to heal. Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares her views on the latest developments and explains why the team favour investment grade bonds now and how they are less bullish on government bonds going forward.

Coronavirus update from the Strategic Fixed Income Team

Coronavirus update from the Strategic Fixed Income Team

The spread of the coronavirus across the globe and the oil price war have served to highlight the fragility of the global markets and rattled investors. As concerns for the global supply chains and the health of economies grow, Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of the Strategic Fixed Income Team, shares her views, explaining the steps taken in the team’s portfolios that seek to mitigate the risks.