Making the Case for Fixed Income Investments in a Historically Low Interest Rate Environment

Summary

  • As yields on global debt continue to slide, some into negative territory, many investors are asking why they should own bonds at all, when they are paying a premium over the return they are likely to receive.
  • In spite of the low-yield environment, we believe that fixed income investments have a variety of potential advantages that support their inclusion in a diversified portfolio.
  • This white paper will outline the background to the low-rate environment and the risks, considerations, and potential benefits of including fixed income securities in your portfolio at this time.

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