For Financial Professionals in the US

Jenna Barnard, CFA

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income | Portfolio Manager

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. Ms. Barnard 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.

Ms. Barnard 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 19 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Is There a Solvency Crisis Looming for Credit Markets?

Is There a Solvency Crisis Looming for Credit Markets?

A counterpoint to the bear argument that credit is set to face a solvency crisis by explaining that liquidity is solvency.

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses how the suppression of volatility in interest rates by major central banks has spread the Japanification phenomenon to the US.

Global Perspectives: Why Low Rates Are Here to Stay

Global Perspectives: Why Low Rates Are Here to Stay

A discussion covering the COVID-19 crisis, global credit, inflation trends, fool’s yield and false summits, among other topics.

From Bond Glut to Bond Drought: A Strategic Fixed Income View

From Bond Glut to Bond Drought: A Strategic Fixed Income View

Why the second half of 2020 could see lower net issuance in corporate bond markets following the dizzying volume of new bond issues in the first half.

Breaking the Link: GDP Declines and Default Rates

Breaking the Link: GDP Declines and Default Rates

Why we believe corporate default rates may end up being relatively low despite the pandemic-induced economic shock.

Fixed Income Update: Credit Markets, Government Bonds and Inflation

Fixed Income Update: Credit Markets, Government Bonds and Inflation

An update on the tsunami of new issuance in credit markets, plus our views on inflation.

Bridging the Gap: Credit Markets in the COVID Crisis

Bridging the Gap: Credit Markets in the COVID Crisis

An update on the shape of the recovery in corporate bond markets following the virtual “heart attack” experienced in March.

Market GPS: Outlook for Bond Markets Hinges on Trajectory of Global Economy

Market GPS: Outlook for Bond Markets Hinges on Trajectory of Global Economy

Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo discuss the outlook for bond markets in 2020.

Bond Markets at Inflection Point as Economic Outlook Remains Unknown
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Bond Markets at Inflection Point as Economic Outlook Remains Unknown

Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income Jenna Barnard explains why she feels bond markets are at a critical inflection point.