Why short duration now

01/08/2018

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Members of the Janus Henderson Global Bonds Team explain why the return of positive real interest rates comes at a welcome time.

Key takeaways:

  • For the first time since the Global Financial Crisis, real yields on shorter-dated Treasuries have turned positive.
  • Fixed income investors seeking higher liquidity or a more conservative risk profile can now maintain shorter duration with considerably less risk of incurring negative returns.
  • This development comes just in time, as longer-dated fixed income securities are largely failing to compensate investors for their near record high interest rate risk.

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