Potential investment implications of IFRS 9 on bond and equity investment strategies like hedge accounting and derivatives.
Why consider factor based fixed income investing?
Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
While tariffs remain a concern, the key issue is the degree—which we deem moderate—of U.S. recession risk. The current global backdrop makes the U.S. dollar unlikely to strengthen. Earnings growth expectations are modest, valuations are undemanding