Bond Investing

Is the Bond Market Crashing?

Market News - December 15, 2016

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee met on December 13 and 14, with bond markets fully expecting the group to raise short-term interest rates by 0.25% to a targeted range of 0.50% to 0.75%, and that's exactly what it did. The committee also signalled, however, that it anticipated raising that target three times in 2017, a more aggressive pace than many observers had been expecting. The bond market...

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Back to Basics: Investing in Emerging Market Debt

Market News - September 29, 2016

Even if an investor decides on emerging market exposure, they then have the task of what type of working out what kind of exposure is best. Passive versus active funds, local currency versus hard currency, equity versus debt. They are all vastly different and require an investor to think about the risk of a currency shock as well as the level of return you would want for that level of risk. This is best thought...

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