Advisers and investors have long enjoyed the capital stability and predictability of returns that fixed income can deliver. However, like so many asset classes in the last few years, the fixed income universe has been affected by several exogenous factors: the Covid-19 pandemic, supply shocks, the Russian-Ukraine conflict, inflation. While the latter was initially deemed transitory, it has been longer lasting than anticipated and has resulted in significantly higher bond yields across the curve.
This CPD-accredited article explores the role of fixed income in the current environment and explains why absolute return strategies can work well for investors in an inflationary and higher rate environment.
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