Liquidity is one of those things that doesn’t get much focus until it’s too late.
In this article, we will discuss five key risks to fixed income markets for FY20 and explain their relevance to those allocating to fixed income investments.
The Hive is a video series featuring ActiveX fund managers. ActiveX’s Sam Morris and Ardea discuss the latest trends in fixed income and what investors should be considering.
The China economic slowdown story had been building behind the scenes long before markets decided to focus on trade hostilities with the US.
Tamar Hamlyn discusses rising bank bill rates as an indicator of liquidity pressures.
Investment grade (IG) credit has been one of the worst performing asset classes so far this year, and its largest segment – USD IG credit – has been the worst hit.
Continuing the theme of tightening liquidity, Italian govt. bond markets are noteworthy as an early warning indicator.
Tamar Hamlyn discusses the current environment of tightening global liquidity and increasing government bond supply, which is having a knock-on effect on domestic liquidity.
Credit spreads over government bonds should compensate investors not just for default risk but also for other risks such as illiquidity. Gopi Karunakaran discusses how corporate bond markets are currently not providing sufficient compensation for growing illiquidity risk.
LIBOR, like the plumbing in your house, tends to only get attention when something goes wrong.