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Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the risks and opportunities ahead.

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The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

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Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is the first edition in a long-term study into trends in company indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

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The Janus Henderson Global Snapshot explores the themes driving markets, the trends to watch, market returns and metrics, and the Multi-Asset Team’s outlook for regions and sectors at quarter end.

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Strategic Fixed Income: Japanification — Europe first and now the US

Strategic Fixed Income: Japanification — Europe first and now the US

John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how the suppression of volatility by the US Federal Reserve during the Covid crisis has led to the Japanification of the US corporate bond market.

Tubthumping (I get knocked down but I get up again)

Tubthumping (I get knocked down but I get up again)

Portfolio managers on the Absolute Return Income Strategy reflect on how the lyrics of a song from 20 years ago can have some interesting overlap with today’s crisis-hit economy and markets.

Fed watch: stealth yield curve control?

Fed watch: stealth yield curve control?

Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos describes the Fed decision in July to hold rates steady as a non-event given that the central bank, through its actions, has already proven its willingness to do whatever it takes to support the US economy during this unprecedented period.

Back to business

Back to business

With economies gradually reopening and markets suggesting better times ahead, credit portfolio managers James Briggs and Tim Winstone consider whether investors should be increasing their allocation to investment grade credit.

Strategic Fixed Income: from bond glut to bond drought

Strategic Fixed Income: from bond glut to bond drought

Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, explains why he believes the second half of 2020 will see lower net issuance in corporate bond markets following the dizzying volume of new bond issues in the first half.

Avoiding a retest

Avoiding a retest

In this video Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors explains why he believes the credit spread wides of March for high yield bonds are unlikely to be retested.

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.

The shape of credit

The shape of credit

Portfolio managers on the Absolute Return Income Strategy look at the factors shaping credit markets from central bank support to potential resilience from financials.

Beyond the nadir

Beyond the nadir

Just over two months has passed since markets dramatically sold off as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. There is much talk of the ‘new normal’ in every aspect of our lives, but what does this mean for fixed income? Nick Maroutsos, Dan Siluk and Jason England, co-managers of the Absolute Return Income strategy, answer some of the key questions.

Are near-term debt levels a distraction?

Are near-term debt levels a distraction?

Credit portfolio managers John Lloyd and Tim Winstone argue that markets are fixated with the near-term expansion in debt levels when a deeper look at credit fundamentals shows a more nuanced picture.

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Greg Wilensky, Head of U.S. Fixed Income, discusses the importance of identifying and diversifying risk factors in bond portfolios.

The long-term opportunity in structured securities

The long-term opportunity in structured securities

The Securitized Debt team discusses its positive long-term outlook for U.S. structured securities in higher-quality, seasoned and shorter-dated exposures.