Invesco Global Fixed Income Study 2018
The study explores six key themes within the fixed income asset class through the opinions and experiences of 79 leading fixed income specialists across pension funds, sovereign investors, insurers and private banks around the world.
Since the turmoil of the financial crisis, investors have been experiencing a great calm in fixed income markets. However, there is a sense that the prevailing period of calm is coming to an end as central bank intervention is withdrawn and investor behaviors and objectives subsequently change. The 2018 Invesco Global Fixed Income Study explores six key themes within this topical asset class through the views, opinions and experiences of 79 leading fixed income specialists across pension funds, sovereign investors, insurers and private banks around the world. Six key themes: 1. The "new normalization" of fixed income 2. The challenge of low yields and other concerns that are seeping into investor thinking 3. Managing the migration of ESG to fixed income 4. Core fixed income vs. alternative credit strategy 5. The broad appeal of alternative credit 6. Investor use of both internal and external asset management