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Credit market commentary

Credit market commentary: September 2020

Credit markets were mixed in September, with HY Bonds posting a -1.04% return and Senior Secured Loans returning 0.63%. Interest rates remained relatively rangebound throughout the month and the duration-sensitive Barclays Agg returned -0.05%, its second straight monthly decline.

Corporate credit outlook

Q4 2020: Staying active

While uncertainty is still top of mind, we believe active managers will find opportunity in the dispersion across asset classes, industries and ratings

Chart of the week

Treasury market quiets as equity volatility picks up

Treasury rate volatility has flatlined since April. Our chart looks at why yield-hungry investors may need to find new ways to generate income.

Research report

The implications of a rising default rate

Many cite the coming wave of defaults as cause for concern, but history tells us otherwise

Credit market commentary

Credit market commentary: August 2020

Credit markets climbed steadily higher throughout a relatively quiet August, with HY Bonds and Senior Secured Loans returning 0.98% and 1.49%, respectively. Interest rates rose throughout the month following the Fed’s inflation policy shift, sending the duration-sensitive Barclays Agg down -0.81%.

Chart of the week

Rates, edging higher, could put bond returns at risk

With inflation stirring, rates caught investors’ attention this week. Our chart looks at the tough position rising rates could put bond investors in.

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