Markets

Investors are moving into riskier assets they wouldn’t have previously considered as low rates make yield scarce, a BlackRock strategy chief says

BlackRock’s Isabelle Mateos y Lago told Bloomberg on Wednesday that low interest rates are pushing investors in search of yield to riskier assets than they would have previously considered. The strategy chief sees investors moving into illiquid and alternative investments, and “t hese are investments that they would have never […]
Investors are moving into riskier assets they wouldn’t have previously considered as low rates make yield scarce, a BlackRock strategy chief says
Markets

The junk bond crash shows no signs of slowing yet

Junk bonds are in the news again as rates rise, funds liquidate or restrict investor redemptions, and fear grows that 2016 could be a year of rising defaults in the high yield bond market. That’s got many on Wall Street worried that this is a signal of impending market doom. […]
The junk bond crash shows no signs of slowing yet