How has the perception of mortgage-backed securities changed since 2008?

Serious hit between 2007 to 2009

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How has the perception of mortgage-backed securities changed since 2008?

The perception of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) took a serious hit between 2007 and 2009. Some investors still mistrust the entire asset class, but this could be a mistake, writes Gary Singleterry, investment director at GAM.

Not only has the MBS market notably changed, but these securities provide investors a valuable alternative to the minimal, or even negative rates on offer from traditional high quality bonds. US mortgage...

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