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Bond yields

Gaining perspective on the U.S. high yield bond market

Raising U.S. interest rates didn’t affect bond markets the way many pundits anticipated, but the bond markets certainly haven’t been sleepy. Are your clients’ portfolios appropriately positioned?

Feb 23, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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Perspective on current bond market liquidity

Concerns about the adequacy of liquidity in bond markets is on the rise. Keith Brakebill, Russell Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, helps set the record straight for investors of actively-managed mutual funds.

Dec 10, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Income box

What’s inside your (income) box?

Beware of reaching for higher yielding investments without understanding just why those investments command a higher yield.

Jul 23, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner

Changing the income mindset

If your clients are ‘reaching for yield,’ it may be an opportunity for you to steer them towards a more diversified approach that seeks to achieve a ‘responsible’ yield.

May 7, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner

A conversation on interest rates, credit and currency with Gerard Fitzpatrick, CIO Fixed Income

Looking for fixed income insights on the potential impact and timing of an interest rate hike, currency market opportunities, the impact of the low oil price on the bond market and more? Russell’s Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income shares his views.

Mar 10, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Wall Street

The U.S. bond market may be good for a lot of things. Passive investing may not be one of them.

Passive investing in bonds isn’t as straightforward as it can be in equities. It can also end up creating a portfolio with unintended exposures. Bond investors beware!

Feb 17, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Seal of Federal Reserve

What might happen if the Fed raises rates?

Investors looking to position their portfolios in anticipation of a potential interest rate hike may be well-served to fall back on tried and true best practices: discipline and diversification.

Feb 12, 2015 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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