A pause in trade escalation is welcomed as it should allow the global economy to stabilize; however, investors shouldn’t assume trade tensions have gone away.
Investors are concerned about the deterioration of corporate debt quality.
The growing amount of negative yielding debt overseas is weighing down on U.S yields as Treasuries become the best house in a bad neighborhood.
Improving credit fundamentals, light tax-exempt supply and robust demand have driven the strong performance of municipal bonds in 2019.
Vincent Juvyns and Alex Dryden discuss economic growth in the eurozone and the potential impacts of the slowdown in China and other emerging markets.
The yield curve inversion, has become a trusted signal of impending economic turmoil due to the close historical relationship between inversions and recessions.
The U.S. Federal Reserve (the Fed) has called a halt to the balance sheet reduction program earlier, and at a higher terminal level, than investors first anticipated.
Investors around the world are increasingly curious about the Chinese fixed income market, which at USD 13.5trillion is now the world’s second largest.
At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.
A greater percentage of negative yielding bonds has reignited the hunt for yield as investors look for higher yields in riskier asset classes.