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Credit resilience but confusion surrounds longer-term inflation outlook

Credit resilience but confusion surrounds longer-term inflation outlook

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, shares the Strategic Fixed Income Team’s current thoughts and views on bond markets, and addresses the most frequently asked question: is inflation on the rise?

The case for high yield bonds

The case for high yield bonds

Using a combination of eight charts and tables, corporate credit portfolio managers Seth Meyer and Tom Ross consider some of the potential risks and opportunities within the high yield sector of fixed income.

Trading bonds during a time of ferocity and velocity

Trading bonds during a time of ferocity and velocity

Neil Rayner, Head of US Fixed Income Trading, discusses bond liquidity and the challenge of trading in illiquid markets as the COVID-19 coronavirus spreads.

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis

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.

Keep a close eye on the real economy

Keep a close eye on the real economy

Why financial markets should ultimately be focused on the outlook for households in consumption driven economies like the US.

Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

Credit spreads — from reassuringly expensive to scary cheap, and now: just cheap?

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, believes that over the last month corporate bond spreads have gone from scary cheap to just ‘kind of cheap’ now. As the dust settles in the markets, he remains optimistic that there are opportunities to be had going forwards.

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After the Ides of March — outlook for mortgages

John Kerschner, Head of US Securitized Products and Nick Childs, Portfolio Manager and Securitized Products Analyst, discuss the changes that the past month has brought to the US mortgage market and explain why they believe the asset class is well positioned to see stronger returns in the months ahead.

Born in a crisis

The managers of the Janus Henderson Horizon Euro Corporate Bond Fund reflect on the current COVID-19 crisis and whether there are any parallels with the Global Financial Crisis and its aftermath for the European investment grade corporate bond market.

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.

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Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

Strategic Fixed Income view: disruption simply exaggerating existing structural trends

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, provides a brief update on the team’s current thoughts on the markets and the opportunities they see going forward, while explaining the reasons for their optimism.

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

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.