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

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Flattening is not flattering

Flattening is not flattering

The recent flattening of yield curves is incongruous to the beginning of a hiking cycle. The Global Bonds team examines the drivers of these dynamics and the team’s expectations for 2022.

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

The high cost of ‘insurance’ in today’s ‘Aggregate’ benchmark

Bond portfolios can act as a hedge against equity market volatility, but both the value and cost of this hedge fluctuate as economic and market conditions evolve.

The necessity of yield in 2022

The necessity of yield in 2022

Why the yield provided by the high yield asset class may prove helpful in navigating the volatility likely to emerge in 2022.

Euro investment grade: A test of discipline in 2022

Euro investment grade: A test of discipline in 2022

Tim Winstone, corporate credit manager, discusses how a cautious and steady approach to steering through 2022 makes sense for both the European Central Bank (ECB) and investors.

Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy
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Fed Up? The fallout from overly sweetened monetary policy

Portfolio Managers Dan Siluk and Jason England believe that the tide may have turned and that financial markets are forcing the hands of global central banks to react to brewing inflation.

Emerging Market Debt: A pivotal year for China

Emerging Market Debt: A pivotal year for China

Jennifer James, emerging market corporate credit manager, explores how China is key to driving emerging market opportunities and performance in 2022.

Fixed Income: The last hurrah

Fixed Income: The last hurrah

The lagged impact of policy largesse should initially drive earnings and inflation, but as 2022 progresses, a more familiar picture will likely emerge.

Strategic Fixed Income: a more fertile environment for bond returns

Strategic Fixed Income: a more fertile environment for bond returns

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo believe developed market government bonds have a surprise in store in 2022.

High yield bonds: looking beneath the bonnet

High yield bonds: looking beneath the bonnet

Why we believe high-yield bond returns in 2022 will be driven more by understanding the mechanics of individual companies’ fundamentals.

Upwardly mobile: credit’s quest for glory

Upwardly mobile: credit’s quest for glory

Fixed income portfolio managers Tom Ross and Tim Winstone explore how a drive to improve among corporate borrowers can have winning results for both companies and investors.

ISG Insight: Markets versus policymakers – who’s in charge?

ISG Insight: Markets versus policymakers – who’s in charge?

Markets have brought forward tightening expectations, but central banks are sticking to the ‘transitory inflation’ line – for now. Our latest ISG Insight considers who has the better handle on the economic outlook?

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

A balancing act for both monetary policy and bond investors

Portfolio Managers Jason England and Dan Siluk explain that inflation expectations and their influence on monetary policy will go a long way in dictating the way forward for global bond markets.