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Author: Paul Skinner

Investment Director, Fixed Income Product Management

Publication date: Feb 2016

The case for absolute-return fixed income

Opportunities and risks | Appears in: Fixed income, Market volatility: Assessing the wild ride, Fixed income strategies for today — and tomorrow, Preparing for reflation and rising rates, Return, Absolute return

Today’s unsettled market conditions bolster the case for absolute-return approaches with no systematic beta bias. There is ample opportunity for active managers across the global government bond and currency markets, particularly relative-value managers with the latitude to take both long and short positions.