News & Insights
June 2021 BMO Fixed Income Market Update
We witnessed significantly higher inflation than expected, including the highest monthly core inflation print in four decades, as well as a jobs report that underwhelmed projections so badly it shifted the narrative on unemployment policy.
May 2021 BMO Fixed Income Market Update
While there has been dramatic spread tightening within the riskiest portion of the credit universe, opportunities may remain within the higher quality segments of high yield.
Beware the ides of March
As Q1 2021 draws to a close, investors should be mindful of the seasonal weakness typically seen with municipal bonds at this time of year.
Back to the future of fixed income, part 2: The search for more income
As investors rethink fixed income, understanding the state of high yield is imperative in addressing today’s income challenge and to successfully navigating the future of fixed income.
Stimulus – Quick hits
The potent combination of loose monetary policy and increased government spending should lead to increased consumer spending, especially given the elevated current savings rate, and additional stimulus checks going out to households.
International Women’s Day: Women at the heart of the COVID-19 recovery
To build back better post-COVID in support of a more resilient economy and businesses, we need to put the interests of women at the heart of the recovery.