Fixed Income

Fabrice Sauzeau, Absolute Return, Fixed Income, Private Debt, Research Paper, Real Estate

Real Estate Private Debt: Time to Act?

Has commercial real estate reached its inflection point? With little transaction activity, price and index data are generated with a lag. Market prices can change much more rapidly than they can be aggregated and reported. Investors must rely on fundamental analysis and experience more than data to time the recovery.
Fixed Income, Monthly Coffee Break

Huge supply at the beginning of the year

After two months of heavy exuberance in November and December last year, January 2024 was marked by moderation. Returns across fixed-income asset classes were mostly muted as investors dialled back the prospect of rate cuts in Q1 while supply was huge at the beginning of the year.
Patrick Zeenni, Fixed Income, ESG, SRI, Credit

A sweet spot for euro investment grade investors

After 2022, which covered the end of a decade of monetary policy loosening, 2023 has been the year of the repricing of the whole interest rate curve. The end of Central Banks’ "higher for longer" mantra supported a steepening of the yield curves and repriced real interest rates which are back now in positive territory, for the first time in close to ten years.
Fixed Income

Another upward move in US Treasury yields

Global equities fell for a third consecutive month in October and gold rallied against a backdrop of geopolitical risks, an under-pressure earnings season and a rising rates environment.
Money Market, Fixed Income, Pierre Boyer

Money Matters Again 

Remember money market strategies? They’re back!  Once the latest rate hike is incorporated, money market strategies can offer yields above 4%!  A record path and close to a record return in money market strategies since 2001.  Money market strategies have regained their popularity as central banks have hiked rates in their fight against inflation.  
Nadège Dufossé, Florence Pisani, Asset Allocation, Macro, Equities, Fixed Income, Outlook 2023

Candriam’s Outlook 2023

It's back-to-school time, and time for investment decisions... Will the US fall into recession?
Fixed Income

Softening leading indicators

Against a backdrop of volatile trading, August saw the return of a correlation between risk assets and rates...
Fixed Income, Pierre Boyer, Money Market

Money markets II: A new generation

If you were intrigued by our June comment on the return of the money markets (Money markets...
Fixed Income

Weak performances in European risky assets

June saw some weak performances in European risky assets and spread products, with European equities, high yield and IG corporates posting negative returns.
Nadège Dufossé, Thibaut Dorlet, Thibaud Marie-Regnault, Asset Allocation, Macro, Equities, Fixed Income, Outlook 2023

Candriam’s Mid-Year Outlook

As we reach the halfway point of the year, it seems that recession may be avoided on both sides of the Atlantic, but growth forecasts remain weak...
Fixed Income

A mixed picture

With equities performing the strongest over the month, the picture was rather mixed for fixed income asset classes, with no clear outperformance from any risky asset classes.
Nicolas Forest, Equities, Fixed Income, Macro, Asset Allocation

Which way will Turkey turn?

With the upcoming 2023 Turkish presidential election, scheduled to take place on 14 May, we are sharing our views and sentiments on the possible outcomes and their consequences.
Fixed Income

High Yield and Convertibles led Fixed Income Markets

In March, markets were driven by the strong performance of most asset classes, confirming a general trend year-to-date in which investors in most major asset classes have been rewarded with positive returns.
Asset Allocation, Fixed Income, Equities

Impact of Credit Suisse takeover

Portfolios managed by Candriam have no exposure to any Credit Suisse security, OTC exposure or stock-lending exposure.
Fixed Income

A sense of relief

The beginning of the year provided some relief to global investors and allowed them to claw back some of the losses they suffered in the previous year.

Find it fast

Get information faster with a single click

Get insights straight to your inbox