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The Fed and fallen angels: Steer clear, or follow suit?
We examine an opportunity in credit markets recently impacted by action from the Federal Reserve.
Is now a buying opportunity for high yield bonds?
Are wide spreads a signal to buy? Our chart looks at high yield bonds amid the recent sell-off and compares correlation vs. the Q4 2008 sell-off.
Quantifying COVID-19: Impact on credit markets
In this note, we take a look at the current corporate credit market impact, the effects of recent Federal Reserve policy response and the best course of action we see for investors moving forward.
Credit market commentary: March 2020
HY Bonds and Senior Secured Loans each endured their worst month since 2008, ending down -11.76% and -12.37%, respectively, as the global rout in risk assets continued. Historically, credit markets have been resilient, performing well following sell-offs and rewarding investors for buying in at or near current spread levels.
Q2 2020: Perspectives for uncertain times
COVID-19 impacts on corporate credit markets
Credit market commentary: February 2020
The last week of February saw a global sell-off in risk assets as markets reacted to news of the coronavirus. Leveraged credit markets slid alongside a steeper drop in equities. The Barclays Agg benefited from its long duration, returning 1.80% as rates hit all-time lows during the month.