During a recent webcast — “Balancing Income and Volatility as the Credit Cycle Matures” — fixed income experts with Invesco highlighted ways investors can balance their pursuit of income with a deeper understanding of risk.
Laurie Brignac, chief investment officer and head of Invesco Global Liquidity, discussed the main traditional and non-traditional tools the Federal Reserve used at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent March’s massive stock market volatility from getting worse.
Those non-traditional tools included the Fed’s March 23 announcement that it would buy corporate debt for the first time in history, pointed out Matt Brill, head of US Investment Grade for Invesco Fixed Income.
He and Mark Paris, chief investment officer and head of Municipal Strategies at Invesco, went on to make several predictions for the fixed income market. Eight key expectations are explained in the above slideshow.