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Key Take Aways from Today’s Bank of Japan Meeting

1. Following a comprehensive assessment of monetary policy settings, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) this morning announced “tweaks” to their settings rather than radical changes. Prior to the meeting, press reports had suggested that the BoJ were split in terms of the actions that were deemed necessary. 593 more words

Markets

Trump populism will stoke inflation & volatility

Over the coming year, there are many elections scheduled where populist parties are gaining traction, most notably in the US. As inequality issues cannot be reversed overnight, we believe uncertainty is likely to remain elevated in the coming year, favouring safer, lower volatility assets. 335 more words

Commodities

3 Things the European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team Talked About Last Week

1. Japanese Government Bonds – Canaries in the Coalmine?

In late January 2016, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprisingly cut their deposit rate to -0.10%, despite BoJ Governor Kuroda denying that he had contemplated such an action only a few days previously. 1,051 more words

Markets

Fixed Income: India Strategy Note

Executive Summary:

The global economic growth is under pressure where near-zero interest rates and easy supply of money has become a new normal. The emerging markets, specifically India, is in a sweet spot and offering positive real returns which is building on the theme of domestic consumption led story and higher inflow of liquidity in the form of FDI and FII investments. 152 more words

Fixed Income

Konstantin Dragomiretskiy, from Math Ph.D. to the Berkeley-Haas MFE? Yes, of course!

Konstantin Dragomiretskiy, MFE class of 2017, will begin his internship at Morgan Stanley, New York, on October 17, in the Securitized Product Group under the Fixed Income division. 283 more words

Keeping The Bond Rout In Perspective

Focus has understandably turned to the sharp rise in bond yields in recent days. This has raised concerns among some investors that it may be time to evacuate allocations to the bond market. 45 more words

Market Outlook

Here's why I don't invest in credit funds

In our earlier post here we figured out that:

In credit funds, the real issue is not about credit risk , it’s about liquidity risk…

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Credit Funds