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Energy market commentary

Energy market commentary: October 2020

Equity markets declined for the second straight month amid the ongoing pandemic and lack of U.S. fiscal stimulus, as a new surge in coronavirus cases has put a damper on the energy demand recovery.

Energy market commentary

Energy market commentary: September 2020

Broad equity and credit markets pulled back in September, and energy markets followed suit.

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.

Energy market commentary

Energy market commentary: August 2020

Despite stock prices that remain well below early 2020 levels, midstream earnings expectations have held up well.

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%.

Credit market commentary

Credit market commentary: July 2020

The recovery in markets continued in July as optimism surrounding reopening and further stimulus measures outweighed fears of rising cases. HY Bonds and Senior Secured Loans returned 4.78% and 1.96%, respectively. Interest rates fell steadily throughout the month, boosting the duration-sensitive Barclays Agg, which returned 1.25%.

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