Fran Rodilosso, CFA & William Sokol
With many major market forces still to be determined, it is likely that 2022 will be characterized by transitions. One such transition, a rising rate environment, has historically resulted in the underperformance of traditional fixed income. As rates increase, fixed income exposures typically fall short, leaving investors with the need to reevaluate and consider alternative solutions to enhance their current allocations. Emerging markets debt, investment grade floating rate notes and business development companies (BDCs) may provide investors with alternative yield options while also offering liquidity, credit and quality.
Please join Fran Rodilosso, VanEck’s Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, and other participants across VanEck’s resources for a discussion on alternative areas of the market to investigate in order to fulfill clients’ needs for yield in the developing environment.
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