FS credit market commentary

JULY: HY Bonds and Senior Secured Loans outperformed the Barclays Agg as retail inflows supported the leveraged credit markets on the back of strong monthly returns for U.S. equities.
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FS credit market commentary

MAY: Interest rate sensitivity drove returns during the month as higher-duration assets tended to outperform as 10-year Treasury rates fell.
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FS credit market commentary

MARCH: Benefiting from their floating rate coupon and position at the top of the capital structure, senior secured loan prices remained relatively steady in the face of rising short-end U.S. Treasury yields and a decline in U.S. equity prices. Investments with lower durations, such as senior secured loans, have outperformed thus far in 2018 and may display lower levels of volatility if short-term interest rates rise further.
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FS credit market commentary

FEBRUARY: Investments with lower durations, such as senior secured loans, have outperformed so far in 2018 and may display lower levels of volatility if U.S. Treasury yields rise further.
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