After a relatively quiet summer, volatility spiked in October as investors worried about rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth and geopolitical tensions.
Falling stock prices and higher market volatility this week have rattled some investors. While we believe that this selloff is probably not the start of a much larger downturn, it does serve as a reminder that we are in “late cycle”
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Scott McKee, Emerging Markets Corporate Bond portfolio manager, explores the opportunity set in corporate EMD
Long-term Capital Market Assumptions 2017 Theme-Credit cycles
The arrival of the bond bear market, continued normalizing of monetary policy and need to finance expanding U.S. budget deficits, long-term rates are set to rise.
Over the past few weeks, futures markets have begun pricing in an increasing chance that the Federal Reserve (Fed) will cut interest rates at its July meeting. This has also been reflected in the cash bond market, where yields out to the 6-month maturity
A relatively benign G20 summit and expectations for easier financial conditions ahead have boosted demand for emerging market debt. However, areas of value can still be found.