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Schroders - Investment Weather Forecast - Fixed Income

Schroders’ Co-Head of Fixed Income, Philippe Lespinard, outlines his expectations for the year ahead in global fixed income markets:

- The sun is shining on the European bond market – the current environment of subdued growth and low inflation as well as the recently announced asset purchase policy should support European bonds.
- We are less positive on the US, where stronger economy growth and a tightening labour market as well as a potential normalisation of interest rates later in the year could be less positive for US fixed income.
- The rest of the world is seeing mixed weather, particularly in emerging markets where energy producing countries are being hampered by the fall in oil price, while others are benefitting

Company: Schroders Date added: 30-01-2016
Duration: 2
Categories: Fixed Income




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