Episode 77: Eyeing the bond markets


Unusually painful performance in fixed-income investments this past year seems to be blurring investors’ vision. We see potential opportunity in current and future economic conditions. Is fixed income worth a second look? Let’s turn our sight to some financial factors related to bonds:

  • how a recession can affect the fixed-income market
  • where we are in the current bear market cycle
  • U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest-rate cycle to combat inflation
  • historical relationship between bonds and equities
  • yields vs returns

… and more.

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Macan Nia, CFA

Macan Nia, CFA, 

Co-Chief Investment Strategist

Manulife Investment Management

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Kevin Headland, CIM

Kevin Headland, CIM, 

Co-Chief Investment Strategist

Manulife Investment Management

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