Bond Volatility – MOVE Index

Bond Volatility – MOVE Index The decrease in UST bond market volatility is viewed positively as it signals a more stable and predictable investment environment, benefiting both individual investors and the broader economy. Image: The Daily Shot

U.S. 30-Year Government Bond Returns

U.S. 30-Year Government Bond Returns The 30-year U.S. Treasury bond is currently experiencing a challenging period in terms of its annual return, as it is on track for the 3rd worst annual return since 1919. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

IG Bond Flows

IG Bond Flows Investors maintain a high level of interest and confidence in IG corporate bond funds, leading to substantial inflows. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Investement Grade Corporate Bond Spreads

U.S. Investement Grade Corporate Bond Spreads Will U.S. Investment Grade corporate bond spreads remain unchanged for an extended period? Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Coporate vs. Government Bond Returns

U.S. Coporate vs. Government Bond Returns Since March 2020, U.S. corporate bonds have significantly outperformed government bonds. Will this trend continue in the coming months? Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Bond Flows

Bond Flows Flows into mortgage-backed securities and bank loans are strong, signaling a robust market demand for these investment instruments. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Cumulative Bond Flows

Cumulative Bond Flows Government bonds and investment-grade (IG) corporate bonds have experienced substantial inflows over the last 12 months. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

CTAs Exposure to Bonds

CTAs Exposure to Bonds CTAs overall allocation to bonds is in the 16th percentile, indicating a relatively low exposure to fixed income securities. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

High-Yield Bonds vs. 200-Day Moving Average

High-Yield Bonds vs. 200-Day Moving Average In search of higher returns, investors have been pursuing riskier investments through high yield bonds. While this strategy can be rewarding, it also exposes them to increased vulnerability if market conditions worsen. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy