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Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Global Bonds | Portfolio Manager

Jenna Barnard is Co-Head of Global Bonds at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since 2015. She manages and co-manages a range of global bond 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 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Global Perspectives: It is all falling into place for bonds in 2023
Features & Outlooks

Global Perspectives: It is all falling into place for bonds in 2023

Evidence of a collapse in inflation and impending economic downturn have potentially built conditions for strong returns from bonds in 2023.

High quality bonds are primed to bloom in 2023
Timely & Topical

High quality bonds are primed to bloom in 2023

The titan arum only flowers occasionally, but when it does, the results are impressive; high quality bonds could be set for a similar display in 2023.

Strategic Bond Update: Policy Error?

Strategic Bond Update: Policy Error?

Here we updated on the previous Strategic bond outlook following a tumultuous few months for financial markets and bond markets in particular

Policy overkill … recession coming
Features & Outlooks

Policy overkill … recession coming

Forward, long leading economic indicators signal what looks like a long and deep global recession into mid-2023 at a minimum.

Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again
Analysis & Studies

Strategic Fixed Income: Central banks in 2022 – making long bonds great again

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard outlines how the team’s cyclical process for managing bond exposures is signalling a collapse in US government bond yields around springtime.

Reflation train — arriving on time
Analysis & Studies

Reflation train — arriving on time

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, co-heads of Strategic Fixed Income, dissect the reflation narrative, sharing interesting views that go somewhat against consensus.

Credit light cuts through the income darkness
Features & Outlooks

Credit light cuts through the income darkness

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo explain how credit markets navigated COVID with relative ease and why corporate bonds remain in the sweet spot for 2021.

Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?
Analysis & Studies

Is there a solvency crisis looming in credit markets?

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, and Nick Ware, Portfolio Manager, counter the bear argument that credit is set to face a solvency crisis by explaining that liquidity is solvency.

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.

Credit resilience but confusion surrounds longer-term inflation outlook
Analysis & Studies

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?

Bridging the gap: credit markets in the COVID crisis
Analysis & Studies

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.

Credit has been the place to be of late — a Strategic Fixed Income view
Analysis & Studies

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.