Posts Tagged ‘fixed income’

Post-election outlook for interest rates and bonds

Post-election outlook for interest rates and bonds – and why we believe now’s not the time to dump bonds

The sharp rise in interest rates since the Nov. 8 elections has been challenging for many bondholders. Help your clients avoid knee-jerk “sell” decisions in response.

Nov 24, 2016 Categories: Portfolio Corner
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

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
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