monthly gain since January 2012. Interest rates also reversed trend and rose in most parts of the world, and the 10-year UST yield made its greatest monthly increase since the “taper tantrum” in May 2013. We have managed this environment well—our Risk-Managed Allocation
NEW YORK, March 2 (IFR) - Latin American credits continued to enjoy a strong bid on Monday, with most names in the region ending the day stronger.
this “emergency” policy rate. But we think it is unlikely they will move faster than the path embedded in the forward UST yield curve. The bigger risk, in terms of its consequences, would be a downturn in growth. The global recovery continues
UST has finally found some stable ground in its battle with discount smokeless competition.
interest rates underpin equity and real estate valuations, as future earnings are often discounted by longer-term US Treasury ( UST ) yields. Perhaps most importantly for the current discussion, longer-term interest rates will be a key driver of total returns
would likely remain low, with U.S. Treasury yields eventually leading the move higher. In such a scenario, the 10-year UST /Bund spread of 155 bps could remain this wide and Spanish and Italian 10-year paper could continue trading at yields through
r e depletion of assets in w orse-case s c enarios. In fa c t, in the 5 th pe rc e n tile case r eti r ees c ould e xh a ust assets b y age 9 2 , an una cc eptably high p r obabili t y as the r e is a signif i ca n t chan c e that at least one spouse
With the ECB cutting interest rates and announcing a bond-buying program...j ust looking for some basic understanding of how this would or might influence performance of longer-duration domestic bond funds
many countries compared to a year ago; differentiation is key: certain countries are more vulnerable to a potential rise in UST yields (ZAR, TRY), while other markets are likely to be more resilient on the back of stronger developed market growth (MXN, PLN
the MSCI Emerging Markets Index; Commodities by the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index; Cash by the Merrill Lynch 0-3 Month UST Bill Index. Treasury Bills are the 3-month U.S. Treasury. This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast