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Q&A with Kevin Akioka, CFA - February 12, 2019
It’s been a challenging year for fixed-income investors. The Federal Reserve (Fed) continued to raise short-term interest rates in 2018, but is now nearing a pause. The one constant is that overall market volatility remains heightened. Yet, certain securities and strategies may offer particularly compelling opportunities for bond investors in the current environment. Kevin Akioka of our Short Duration Strategic Income strategy explains how.
Q&A with Kevin Akioka
Nomura Corporate Research and Asset Management discusses how it seeks to identify companies that can carry their debt loads through the economic cycle.
We saw the resiliency of the municipal market in 2017. Going into 2018, we're monitoring how changes in tax and healthcare policies may impact the issuance and value of munis.
January 26, 2018
VP & Sr. Fixed Income Portfolio Manager Kevin Akioka sees a couple of wild cards for corporate bond investing—tax reform probably being the big one.
February 08, 2018
Volatility is leading to lots of questions about where the corporate bond market is heading. What's keeping PM Kevin Akioka up at night?
August 03, 2018
Learn more about why we believe staying selective is key to navigating through today's bond market.
February 12, 2019
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