Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager
Jenna Barnard, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Jenna Barnard is Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2015. She manages and co-manages a range of strategic fixed income 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 18 years of financial industry experience.

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Australia, Canada and Sweden: save the last dance for me

Australia, Canada and Sweden: save the last dance for me

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income at Janus Henderson Investors, explains the rationale for positioning around the team’s ‘divergent economies and monetary policies’ core theme.

Downturn implications and a reconvergence of rates

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?

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.

Strategic Fixed Income: visible signs of a late-cycle world

Strategic Fixed Income: visible signs of a late-cycle world

A concoction of elements all point to the fact that the global economy is now definitively in the late-cycle stage, while narrative fallacies flourish in the markets.

Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?

Strategic Fixed Income: end of the cycle… are we there yet?

With the markets finally coming round to the idea of the late-cycle stage in the economies, John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on the subject, expanding on the risks and opportunities arising from this theme in 2019.

How will ongoing interest rate divergence impact bond markets?

How will ongoing interest rate divergence impact bond markets?

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how the persistence of interest rate divergence remains central to the team’s thinking on the outlook for the bond markets.

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Strategic Fixed Income: the turn of the global liquidity cycle

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains the team’s thinking on the bond markets, which revolves around the themes of interest rate divergence and US dollar strength.

Strategic Fixed Income — let’s talk inflation

Ahead of the release of US inflation data tomorrow, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, Jenna Barnard, discusses the markets’ fixation on a regime shift in inflation and the resulting impact on government bonds. The Strategic Fixed Income Team, however, see a different scenario playing out in the long term.