Finding Value in Volatility

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.

Kevin Akioka, CFA
Kevin Akioka, CFA

Versatile Income Strategies: Finding Value in Volatility

Q&A with Kevin Akioka

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