Rathbones' Jones: Global markets' 'Levi jeans' moment

Plenty of opportunities

Rathbones' Jones: Global markets' 'Levi jeans' moment

Global markets are like Levi's jeans at the moment. The famous denim trousers were reputed to be so strong they could be "pulled in two directions by draught horses", writes Bryn Jones, head of fixed income at Rathbones.

So it is with financial markets: the US Fed is trying to raise interest rates, while the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan continue to loosen policy. This situation should create plenty of...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space

  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management

  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day

  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts

  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now


Already an Investment Week


More on Bonds

Market uncertainty said to be possible reason behind low retail sales

UK retail fund sales sink to lowest level since September 2020

Investors in ‘wait and see’ mode in October

clock 02 December 2021 • 1 min read
abrd unveils EM debt fund

abrdn launches EM Sustainable Development Corporate Bond fund

1% AMC for retail share class

clock 01 December 2021 • 1 min read
Oliver Bodmer

The lurking sanctions threat facing investment managers in the search for returns

Sky-high equity valuations and near historic low yields in fixed income has left fund managers looking elsewhere for returns.

Oliver Bodmer
clock 30 November 2021 • 3 min read