Rising Rates and Fixed Income – Part 0ne

Rising inflationary pressures associated with the post-COVID reopening have driven central banks like the Fed to begin to unwind some of the extraordinary steps they had taken to provide liquidity and stabilize markets during the pandemic.

One of the primary tools available to central banks to combat inflationary environments is the ability to influence interest rates. But when markets begin to anticipate an increase in interest rates, much attention is focused on the potential losses bond investors could experience.

In our latest Unfiltered Finance podcast, Casey Dylan is joined by Symmetry’s Chief Investment Strategist, Dr. John McDermott, and Managing Director of Investments & Research, Philip McDonald to shed some light on the relationship between interest rates and fixed income…and what this could mean for investors.

Listen to this episode and others HERE.

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