A slew of fundamental developments over the week suggests the macroeconomic backdrop continues to deteriorate, and yet bond markets are still generating strong returns across not only safe havens but also risk assets. Can this momentum persist into Sept.
A possible change in Chinese currency policy?
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Investment grade credit has been a standout performer in 2019. Given the ongoing macro uncertainty and recent spread tightening, can the rally continue?
The macroeconomics of climate risk
A new trade announcement from the Trump administration has comprehensively overshadowed the Federal Reserve’s first rate cut since the financial crisis. What impact will the most recent round of tariffs have on the economy and on markets?
Yield in Europe is increasingly hard to come by, but with the European Central Bank (ECB) expected to ease monetary policy, should investors maintain their fixed income positioning?
Reaching for yield, which we define as buying bonds with wider spreads after controlling for sector and rating impacts, is a topic that frequently arises in the life insurance industry.
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At its July meeting, the U.S Federal Reserve (the Fed) cut rates for the first time since December 2008.