Insights

Bank Loans: A Stable, Long-Term Total Return History

12/17/2013
Newfleet
Newfleet blog focuses on long-term total return history of bank loan market

With Bank Loans Near Par, Have They Lost Their Value?

10/15/2013
Newfleet
Bank loans proved to be very resilient during this summer’s Treasury volatility and remain a leading fixed income sector for the year, returning 3.53% through September (S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan Index).

Demand for Corporate Issuance Remains Strong

09/17/2013
Newfleet
From our multi-sector vantage point, we continue to see very large corporate bond offerings come to market that not only fill, but are oversubscribed.

May Yields Spike, Now What?

06/04/2013
Newfleet
Yields on the 10-year U.S. Treasury spiked 54 basis points during the month of May. Today (June 3), the 10-year sits at approximately 2.18%.

Emerging Markets Debt Remains Attractive

03/04/2013
Dan Senecal, CFA, Managing Director, Credit Research
The emerging markets (“EM”) debt asset class is an approximately $2.5 trillion market – twice the size that it was in 2008, and twice the size of the U.S. high yield market today.

Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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