Wild currency moves and rapidly rising interest rates have added to the economic challenges consumers face. But how exactly do central banks affect your mortgage and what does the future hold? And as a homeowner, ...
The rise in global bond yields, fuelled by rising interest rates, has become one of the central themes affecting stock markets. This week’s Jackson Hole Symposium sets the stage for bond market action for the rest of 2022.
The stock market had an epic run after the 2008-09 financial crisis, thanks in part to rock-bottom interest rates, which encouraged investors to pile into equities as “There Is No Alternative” (TINA). Now that the Fed ...
Positive real rates, the latest headwind for stocks?
US inflation-adjusted bond yields are about to turn positive for the first time since March 2020 in a surge that is adding further pressure on rate-sensitive corners of financial markets. What are the implications for ...
The recent volatility in financial markets took major indices into correction levels, and even traditional safe havens such as Treasuries and gold offered limited protection. As uncertainty remains surrounding central ...
The yield on 10-year Treasuries just struck a 2-year high and Fed funds futures are pricing a near certainty that the Fed hikes in March with more to follow from the Fed and other central banks in 2022. Is that too much?
Did September kill the 60/40 portfolio? – Asset Allocation
While investing 60% in equities and 40% in bonds was a safe play for decades, this strategy has faced some obstacles in recent weeks. But should we forget decades of results or just hold steady and look through the noise? Are there ways to ...
Rising bond yields, slowing stock momentum: what to do?
As bond yields are soaring, momentum on stock prices is slowing down. Is this the end of the party? While the situation may look grim, we ought to have a closer look at it to see that things might not be as bad as they seem.
Green bonds are seeing an increasing popularity and investors should be ready for their arrival as policymakers are looking for ways to kick off a sustainable Corona recovery. So what are green bonds ?
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