The world is set for a strong cyclical recovery. Andrew Mulliner, Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, shares his thoughts on the divergence in economic fortunes that are beginning to appear and the likely impact on investment opportunities.
The recent steep rise in yields has unsettled markets but Nick Maroutsos and Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Managers within the Global Bonds Team, believe the Fed and other central banks are in no mood to abandon their accommodative stance.
While record-setting prices for riskier assets hint at better days ahead, Portfolio Manager Nick Maroutsos believes that a complete exit from the pandemic may take longer than expected, justifying continued monetary and fiscal hyper-accommodation.
Andrew Mulliner, Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Aggregate Strategies, explains why 2021 will likely be a year of recovery, though he cautions that we should keep one eye on inflation and inflation expectations.
Elissa Johnson and Tim Elliot, secured loans specialists within the Secured Credit Team, highlight how European loans can provide the opportunity to invest in an asset class offering a wide range of risk adjusted returns.
The US Federal Reserve declined to expand accommodative policy measures, but Nick Maroutsos, Head of Global Bonds, believes the decision does not suggest the central bank is backing off from supporting the economic recovery.