CPD: Fixed Income in a rising rate environment

Fixed income investments have long been central to a diversified portfolio. This CPD-accredited article explores the role of fixed income in the current environment, one in which inflation and interest rates are rising for the first time in many years.

Advisers and investors have long enjoyed the capital stability and predictability of returns that fixed income can deliver. However, during a prolonged period of low to negative rates, the ability of some fixed-income investments to deliver returns, particularly income, has been challenged.

The landscape is changing again. Now that the inflation genie is out of the bottle, and interest rates are starting to move upward, can fixed income still be relied upon in the current environment?

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