The mash-up of slowing growth, muted inflation, and easing monetary policy continues to create an atypical investment backdrop for investors.
U.S. Treasury yields rose slightly last week, with 2-year Treasury yields showing the most volatility. Investors focused on relatively positive news that Brexit would be postponed.
From the Middle East to China to Argentina, investors face no shortage of geopolitical risks and negative headlines. But is there still value to be found across emerging markets? Dr. Ricardo Adrogué weighs in.
The U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened, as short maturity yields declined while yields of longer maturities rose. The modest yield change masked overall volatility.
IG CLOs can offer investors the benefits of spread pick-up and lower mark-to-market volatility, largely due to underlying collateral performance and structural security. But above all, manager selection is critical—even at the highest-rated tranches.
Prospects of a U.S./China trade “truce” stoked a strong risk-on sentiment, significantly boosting U.S. Treasury yields. The increase offset a majority of the previous week’s declines.
In the context of today’s fundamental backdrop and default outlook, spread levels suggest investors are being fairly compensated, relative to other points in the cycle, for the amount of risk they are taking.
The performance of Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt can—and does—vary widely from country to country. In this piece, Barings’ Cem Karacadag explores how an active approach can be key to selecting the most attractive opportunities, while also avoiding the bad apples.
While there is no shortage of risks to consider in today’s high yield markets—from ESG to the end of the credit cycle—Barings’ Martin Horne describes how taking a contrarian approach can help investors uncover pockets of value.
U.S. Treasury yields fell dramatically last week, led by shorter maturities. Weaker-than-expected manufacturing data fueled risk-off sentiment.
U.S. Treasury yields fell slightly last week, led by 2-year maturities. Political concerns weighed on market sentiment, and escalating U.S./ China trade tensions and weakening consumer confidence data added to investor concerns.
U.S. Treasury yields dropped significantly last week, led by longer maturities. As expected, the Federal Reserve (Fed) cut rates, although future guidance regarding policy was unclear.