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Credit market commentary: June 2022

Volatility roared back in June. High yield bonds lost -6.8%, their worst month of 2022, while loans were down -2.16%. This marked the first back-to-back monthly declines of greater than 2% for loans since 2008.

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Credit market commentary: May 2022

This year’s credit market dynamics reversed course sharply in May. Senior secured loans declined as long-term interest rates and rates volatility fell last month.

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Credit market commentary: April 2022

Markets continued to grapple with volatility in April, as rising interest rates and broader macroeconomic uncertainty sent most major asset classes sharply lower.

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Credit market commentary: March 2022

Sharply higher interest rates, geopolitical tensions, a volatile commodities complex, inflation, and the ultimate course of the Fed’s tightening cycle have caused volatility for much of the quarter as markets have been forced to quickly recalibrate expectations given these rapidly evolving situations.

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Credit market commentary: February 2022

January’s volatility spilled into February with most major asset classes posting another monthly decline. Continuing concerns over inflation, interest rate volatility and the impending Fed tightening cycle weighed on markets to start the month before focus shifted squarely to geopolitical tensions.

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Credit market commentary: January 2022

It was a volatile start to the year for most major asset classes. Ongoing COVID concerns, elevated inflation, rising interest rates and a hawkish Fed roiled markets for much of the month.

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