Global IG: don’t underestimate changed behaviours

Columbia Threadneedle
By January 4, 2021 15:30

Global IG: don’t underestimate changed behaviours

Global Perspectives 2021

We came into 2020 on the back of one of the longest expansion phases ever, with increasingly loose monetary policy extending the growth cycle. Because of that growth and low interest rates, companies had been gearing up and corporate leverage was actually relatively high going into the pandemic.

  • Investment grade markets benefited directly from the fiscal programmes designed to keep the credit channel open, such as furlough schemes, direct lending schemes, banking sector forbearance and expanded purchases of corporate bonds.
  • While there might be some default or downgrade risks as these schemes wind down, the makeup of the market means it shouldn’t be a major concern, and indeed the …

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Uw succes is onze prioriteit

Miljoenen mensen wereldwijd laten het beheer van hun belegging aan ons over. Particuliere, professionele en institutionele beleggers vertrouwen in totaal 425 miljard euro (per 30 september 2020) aan ons toe. Wij stellen alles in het werk om consistent de financiële behoeften en doelstellingen van onze cliënten te vervullen. Uw succes is onze prioriteit.

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Columbia Threadneedle
By January 4, 2021 15:30


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