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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Refusing to play the popular consensus tune

Refusing to play the popular consensus tune

Up until the middle of April, fixed income markets have performed well with strong returns across the board. Jenna Barnard, Co-manager of the Strategic Bond Fund, talks about the surprising convergence in returns, sharing her outlook for the market and where pockets of opportunity lie.

Can quality growth bonds beat low rates?

Can quality growth bonds beat low rates?

John Pattullo, Co-Fund Manager for Henderson Diversified Income Trust, explains that the inverted yield curve is reliable indicator of recession and why he believes we are still very much in the global financial crisis. John also explains how the current economic environment favours bond investing and why investors should seek growth bonds for a secure income stream.

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.

Watch the 2019 HDIV AGM

Watch Co-Fund Managers John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard present to shareholders at the 2019 AGM.​

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.

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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?

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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The ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in the game of disruption
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The ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in the game of disruption

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, explains how an uneven geographical divide in technology is melding with a world of divergent growth and interest rate outlooks

Strategic Fixed Income: the turn of the global liquidity cycle

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.

An Introduction to Henderson Diversified Income Trust Plc

John Pattullo and Jenna Barnard introduce Henderson Diversified Income Trust, explaining the Company’s objective and how the team works towards achieving it