Global corporate bonds should be a core allocation

Harry Phinney  |  Capital Group  |  17 August 2022  |  0.50 CE

The risk of recession is rising, with inflation pushing monetary policy tighter in today’s late-cycle global landscape. But a rise in yields uncovers fresh opportunities across markets. The role of bonds in a portfolio can aid in pursuing investor goals or stabilising a portfolio to be more resilient when economic shocks hit markets - however, many investors would benefit from evaluating whether their bond holdings are meeting these goals. Investment-grade corporate bonds fulfil several of these roles and the case for replacing traditional sovereigns as a core allocation i...

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