US investment grade yields are at an eight-year high, after considerable moves higher year-to-date. With midterm election uncertainty in the rear view mirror, could now be an opportune time to add some exposure?
With data coming in much stronger in the US than in the rest of the developed markets, does recent spread widening for US high yield present an entry point?
Mounting political tensions in Europe have been negative for risk assets in October, particularly equities. European credit has so far escaped relatively unscathed, but how long can this resilience persist?
Idiosyncratic stories in emerging markets are showing signs of improvement. Are tactical opportunities opening up, and what is the fundamental outlook for the sector as a whole?
The strength of the US economy is pushing rates higher, and the US dollar is following suit. But can this cyclical support for the currency continue, or will the structural headwinds prevail?
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