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The whites of their eyes

The whites of their eyes

🕔14:05, 21.Apr 2021

Fixed Income Outlook–2Q2 The US Federal Reserve’s new average inflation targeting framework means that the central bank will not raise policy rates until realised inflation has risen sustainably to above its 2% target. That is, it does not intend to

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Multi-asset market outlook

Multi-asset market outlook

🕔09:28, 13.Apr 2021

While fixed income markets mainly remained under pressure, they were not the worst performing asset class in March. That honor went to commodities. After leading the way over the past months, commodities came under pressure in March. The decline was broad based. Crude oil lost …

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From Despair to Hope

From Despair to Hope

🕔14:55, 12.Feb 2021

In the US, reflation on the back of fiscal stimulus and the exit from lockdowns should lead to modestly higher inflation expectations and nominal bond yields. A renewed ‘taper tantrum’ looks unlikely as excess capacity and high unemployment rates will prevent …

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Podcast: Flash Update – UBP Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income Outlook 2021

Podcast: Flash Update – UBP Global & Absolute Return Fixed Income Outlook 2021

🕔11:48, 27.Jan 2021

Key takeaways: 1) We anticipate that the global growth recovery will remain intact as vaccine distribution will allow economies to gradually normalise, 2) Monetary and fiscal policy shall remain accommodative, 3) We expect this to be a positive environment for credit, whilst interest rate markets have room to breathe higher

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Brightening Outlook Propels Credit Market Rally

Brightening Outlook Propels Credit Market Rally

🕔15:46, 18.Jan 2021

Brightening Outlook Propels Credit Market Rally Fixed Income Asset Allocation Insights Credit markets continued to rally into December, and valuations now fairly reflect optimism that we are firmly on the path toward economic and earnings recovery. While these conditions would

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Seizing the new reality

Seizing the new reality

🕔09:39, 17.Dec 2020

Outlook 2021  Fidelity International’s outlook for the global economy, multi asset, equities, fixed income and real estate If you are reading this, then you’ve lived through one of the most volatile periods in market history. The year to come may

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Managing to the Other Side

Managing to the Other Side

🕔09:15, 16.Dec 2020

2021 Global Market Oultook New vaccines could accelerate recovery, boost cyclical sectors The 2020 global pandemic tested the ability of companies and investors to manage their way through an unforeseen and dangerous period. However, T. Rowe Price investment leaders believe the other side

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Legacy of the Lockdowns – Outlook

Legacy of the Lockdowns – Outlook

🕔09:35, 11.Dec 2020

In our 2021 Investment Outlook, we seek to help investors navigate the next phases of the pandemic, the legacy of the lockdowns, and the ensuing economic recovery. We also consider how solutions to the climate crisis can be found at

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CIO outlook: Time for Healing Q4 2020

CIO outlook: Time for Healing Q4 2020

🕔10:59, 9.Dec 2020

After contending with the terrible human and economic toll of a pandemic, as well as market volatility reminiscent of the financial crisis, investors could well be forgiven for wondering anxiously: what could 2021 possibly have in store for us?

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A Brave New World

A Brave New World

🕔07:26, 1.Dec 2020

Investment Outlook 2021 According to our scenario, all countries should see renewed growth in 2021. Economies have seen a gradual upturn since summer 2020, although the resurgence of Covid-19 cases and new local restrictions are hampering the recovery at the

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2021 Investment Outlook

2021 Investment Outlook

🕔15:05, 24.Nov 2020

"Marked by the most severe recession in modern history, 2020 was an unprecedented year. With the global pandemic continuing, we enter 2021 with a mildly positive outlook for the upcoming recovery, but with the assumption that the path to pre-crisis

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Fixed Income Outlook – Q4 2020

Fixed Income Outlook – Q4 2020

🕔14:43, 20.Nov 2020

Introduction: Binary outcomes In our recent CIO Autumn Outlook, we highlighted the binary nature of the key event risks heading into the final quarter, all of which still have the scope to move markets significantly. These are the US presidential

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Outlook for Fed Policy: Near- Term, Longer- Term

Outlook for Fed Policy: Near- Term, Longer- Term

🕔10:00, 3.Sep 2020

Global Fixed Income Strategy In November 2018, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced that it would conduct a broad review of its monetary policy framework. The new framework will likely shape monetary policy in …

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Bond Compass Balancing Risk, Searching for Yield

Bond Compass Balancing Risk, Searching for Yield

🕔12:57, 27.Jul 2020

State Street Global Advisors has identified the key considerations for investors in the coming quarter, and how markets can be navigated using SPDR ETFs. We remain positive on emerging market debt (EMD). While EMD has recently risen,less developed markets have

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ABS, Pension Agreement and Fixed Income in our Top Five this week

ABS, Pension Agreement and Fixed Income in our Top Five this week

🕔11:13, 11.Jul 2020

#28 A variety of webinars were hosted this past week and next week a few interesting are coming up. Therefore, before we tell you the best read research of week 28, we will highlight two webinars. Last Thursday, Eurizon AM

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2020 Midyear Fixed Income Outlook: A Policy-Driven Snapback

2020 Midyear Fixed Income Outlook: A Policy-Driven Snapback

🕔08:03, 17.Jun 2020

We entered 2020 with expectations of substantially lower, but positive, beta returns following a near-ideal year for asset returns across the xed income spectrum. As the coronavirus took hold and benign economic expectations gave way to severe disruptions, March saw

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Top 5 Research this week: Tag Asset Allocation in the lead

Top 5 Research this week: Tag Asset Allocation in the lead

🕔10:34, 30.May 2020

#22 Since COVID-19 webinars are booming business, we see this in our calendar analytics as well. Every month the events page is a great hit. Coming month are some very interesting webinars again you don’t want to miss: On June

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Week #16 – Top Five Best Read Research on OpinioPro

Week #16 – Top Five Best Read Research on OpinioPro

🕔10:00, 18.Apr 2020

#16 Again, the page visitors found most interesting this past week was our Events calendar page. In this calendar, you can find all kinds of webinars happening in the investment sector. For example, next week AQR Capital Management holds a

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Market Compass

Market Compass

🕔16:47, 17.Apr 2020

Due to the global spreading of the Covid-19, fears for economic activity increase. The data released this month will provide a first assessment of the damages. The Fed has already cut rate and Central banks will follow also providing liquidity

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COVID-19: Uncharted Waters for the Economy and Markets

COVID-19: Uncharted Waters for the Economy and Markets

🕔15:57, 13.Apr 2020

QMA’s Global Multi-Asset Solutions Group The rapid spread of the coronavirus has triggered a global health crisis, rocked global financial markets, and caused a sudden stop in the global …

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Quarterly Outlook

Quarterly Outlook

🕔07:43, 13.Apr 2020

In the span of less than three months, the novel coronavirus has shuttered much of the global economy, bringing an 11-year economic expansion to an abrupt end. As our Chief Economist explains in the following pages, broad uncertainty remains regarding

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Fixed income market update

Fixed income market update

🕔10:56, 16.Mar 2020

– For the month ended February 29, 2020, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index returned 1.80%. Year to the date, the index has returned 3.76%. – U.S. Treasuries returned 2.65% during the month as the yield on the 10-year

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Fixed income market update

Fixed income market update

🕔08:04, 5.Mar 2020

BMO Fixed Income  For the month ended February 29, 2020, the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index returned 1.80%. Year to the date, the index has returned 3.76%. U.S. Treasuries returned 2.65% during the month as the yield on the

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Viewpoint from Financial Partners

Viewpoint from Financial Partners

🕔16:43, 24.Feb 2020

Market commentary As the year began, so it ended, with yet another strong month for risk assets in December, capping one of the best years for markets since the financial crisis. Equities again led the charge, but leadership for once

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Fixed Income 2020 Outlook Live your best life

Fixed Income 2020 Outlook Live your best life

🕔09:07, 10.Jan 2020

Living your best life, if we understand the parlance of our times, is to say live in the moment. This seems like a reasonable strategy for short-term enjoyment, but a fairly mediocre life plan. That approach appears a reasonable analog

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Voya Multi-Asset Perspectives

Voya Multi-Asset Perspectives

🕔10:35, 9.Jan 2020

Good Tidings for Investors Heading into Year-End Global equities continued their climb, considerably outperforming bonds through November and the first half of December. Within U.S. stocks, relative returns across the capitalization spectrum were fairly tight. Growth outperformed value but cyclical

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2020 outlook for the US 10-year Treasury bond

2020 outlook for the US 10-year Treasury bond

🕔15:18, 26.Dec 2019

 In 2019, 10-year US Treasury bonds traded in a range of 1.46-2.78%, the fourth-widest range since 2010. In 2020, we think the 10-year Treasury may trade in a similar range, with additional volatility arising from many of the same factors

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Closing strong u.s. Economic & interest rate outlook

Closing strong u.s. Economic & interest rate outlook

🕔16:38, 18.Dec 2019

The year 2019 has given us plenty of fodder for commentary. The Federal Reserve changed its outlook materially, recession worries rose, and the trade war carried on. All the while, the economy has continued to perform admirably, with steady growth,

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Market outlook 2020: Global convertible bonds

Market outlook 2020: Global convertible bonds

🕔13:28, 17.Dec 2019

Convertible bond valuations and fundamentals remain attractive overall, making the asset class well prepared for a potentially trickier year ahead. As we close out a fruitful year for financial markets, it’s fair to say that 2020 will not start with

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Capital Markets View: Global Edition Q4 2019

Capital Markets View: Global Edition Q4 2019

🕔18:26, 25.Nov 2019

Corporate earnings expectations have continued to fade as the impact of a global growth slowdown and related trade frictions take hold at the company level. Trade tensions between the United States and China remain elevated though negotiations aimed at reaching

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A Shift From Synchronized Returns to Dispersion – Fixed Income Outlook 2020

A Shift From Synchronized Returns to Dispersion – Fixed Income Outlook 2020

🕔10:41, 21.Nov 2019

It’s not likely the conditions of 2019 will be repeated, where safehaven government bonds as well as higher risk fixed income assets performed well. We expect 2020 to be marked by a continuation of bifurcated risk appetites, in which many

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Our monthly market analysis and positioning

Our monthly market analysis and positioning

🕔13:38, 6.Nov 2019

October has been dominated by big political misses. But central banks have once again set the tone for capital markets, pushing them to new highs. October was all about talk of deals and crucial dead-lines. What happened? The deals got

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Hermes – Fixed Income Quarterly Report

Hermes – Fixed Income Quarterly Report

🕔10:01, 5.Nov 2019

Opportunities beneath the surface The divergence between different credit qualities widened over the third quarter, as investors gave the lower end a wide berth. Dispersion in spreads between higher and lower-quality credit increased over the quarter. Looking solely at the

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Bond rally reflects economic uncertainty

Bond rally reflects economic uncertainty

🕔11:10, 4.Nov 2019

Putnam – Fixed Income Outlook Global growth has cooled in 2019 as trade conflicts have taken a toll on international manufacturing, investments, and financial markets. Despite multiple headwinds, the likelihood of a recession — while rising — remains relatively low

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Bond rally reflects economic uncertainty

Bond rally reflects economic uncertainty

🕔07:36, 31.Oct 2019

Q4 2019 | Fixed Income Outlook Global growth has cooled in 2019 as trade conflicts have taken a toll on international manufacturing, investments, and financial markets. Despite multiple headwinds, the likelihood of a recession — while rising — remains relatively

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Keep a cautious stance in risk assets amid lack of visibility on future earnings growth

Keep a cautious stance in risk assets amid lack of visibility on future earnings growth

🕔13:01, 24.Oct 2019

Bad but not so bad news left the market in a limbo: equity markets were more or less flat in the month, treasury yields remained in the 1.5 / 1.8 range and credit spreads also remained within the trading range

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CEE spreads will remain compressed

CEE spreads will remain compressed

🕔15:08, 17.Oct 2019

Looking at the issuance performance so far this year, CEE countries have done a very good job. Several countries have already covered this year’s issuance plan and many others have also reached a high number. Slovakia seems to be lagging

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Caution or precaution? Fixed income outlook for the second half of 2019

Caution or precaution? Fixed income outlook for the second half of 2019

🕔17:38, 18.Sep 2019

Bond market performance in 2019 has been dominated by a theme of central banks pivoting towards easier policy. In particular, the US Federal Reserve has signalled potential interest rate cuts, marking a meaningful shift compared with the hiking cycle of

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U.s. Economic & interest rate outlook

U.s. Economic & interest rate outlook

🕔09:36, 12.Sep 2019

Labor Day weekend marked the functional end of a long, hot summer; the season ahead might be a little cooler for U.S. consumers and businesses. The U.S. administration stepped up tariffs on over $100 billion of Chinese imports of various

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Municipal bond market recap and outlook (PDF)

Municipal bond market recap and outlook (PDF)

🕔09:03, 6.Sep 2019

The Netherlands has set ambitious targets with regards to reducing carbon emissions and moving towards a large share of renewable energy. The aim is to achieve 16% of renewable energy share by 2023. This means more than doubling the current

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Interest Rate Outlook Eurozone, USA

Interest Rate Outlook Eurozone, USA

🕔12:26, 5.Sep 2019

Since the first surprise increase in tariffs by US President Trump at the beginning of May at the latest, the trade war has become the main driver of interest rate markets. There were fears over an escalation that could push

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What We Expect in the Second Half of 2019

What We Expect in the Second Half of 2019

🕔17:48, 23.Aug 2019

Below is an overview of the key macroeconomic developments we expect to help determine our overall risk budget and inform our bottom-up security selection process in the second half of 2019: 

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Quarterly Outlook

Quarterly Outlook

🕔17:34, 23.Aug 2019

While record highs on the major equity indices make for good headlines, the year-to-date returns posted by several fixed income sectors are impressive in their own right. Fueled by the second quarter’s collapse in developed market rates, long U.S. corporates

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Doesn't Feel Good

Doesn't Feel Good

🕔14:52, 15.Aug 2019

View from the Bond Market Bond yields have plunged this summer. The cyclical slowdown and a wall of political worries has created a surge in demand for safe assets. Investors are trying to figure out what it all means. Will

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Fixed Income Outlook: What We Expect in the Second Half of 2019

Fixed Income Outlook: What We Expect in the Second Half of 2019

🕔13:59, 24.Jul 2019

Below is an overview of the key macroeconomic developments we expect to help determine our overall risk budget and inform our bottom-up security selection process in the second half of 2019: 1. Populism—Populism is the enemy of globalization, the pullback

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Is it time to buy inflation breakevens?

Is it time to buy inflation breakevens?

🕔16:39, 23.Jul 2019

Key points: Performance for inflation-linked bonds has been positive since the start of the year Compared to the current inflation rate, breakevens are trading at a depressed level   Beyond oil prices, stabilisation in economic growth outlook could boost inflation

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CEE Bond Market Outlook 3Q19

CEE Bond Market Outlook 3Q19

🕔04:03, 13.Jul 2019

Gathering clouds over global economic growth have turned both the ECB and Fed more dovish. The ECB is preparing for more stimulus to the euro area economy unless the outlook improves, while Fed Chairman Powell hinted at preparedness for an

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Global Fixed Income Strategy

Global Fixed Income Strategy

🕔17:02, 10.Jul 2019

In April, we wrote about the US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) evolving thoughts on its policy making framework as it considers a shift to average inflation targeting. This new framework would allow the Fed to be patient while average inflation increases

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Investors’ Outlook

Investors’ Outlook

🕔19:02, 30.Jun 2019

In rough seas, the ship needs to stay the course Viewpoints – Why now could be the time to buy the dip in euro corporate bonds Equities – Investors flee to safety as the economic giants battle it out Focus

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EM Fixed Income

EM Fixed Income

🕔11:02, 13.Jun 2019

Our views for the coming months  After a strong start of the year, with EM sovereign bonds up 7.6%, EM corporate bonds up 6.8% and EM local bonds up 3.0% in USD terms, we expect carry to be the primary

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