Time to Take an Alternative Route to Fixed Income?

Diversifying away from traditional fixed income may be advantageous in a rising rate landscape, explains Loomis Sayles Strategic Alpha manager.

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Searching for Income Amid Potential Volatility

In a late-expansion market, a tactical, flexible approach may be key to finding steady portfolio income.

Reading the Yield Curve Signals: Recession or Expansion?

Insights for fixed income investors on how a flattening yield curve may still be an indicator of near-term economic activity.

Core Plus Bond Team Views

The Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team presents its current macro views and portfolio positioning for the second half of 2018.

3 Reasons to Consider Short-Term Bonds In A Rising Rates Environment

Short-term bonds may be an option for investors looking to navigate a challenging fixed income market.

Navigating Dynamic Markets with Tactical Flexibility

Peter Palfrey and Rick Raczkowski of the Loomis Sayles Core Plus Bond Team discuss the fund’s objectives and the strategy.

  • August 6, 2018
Finding Value in the Global Credit Cycle

Credit selection, market views, and value opportunities are discussed with a PM from Loomis Sayles’ Global Bond Team.

  • July 30, 2018
Active ETF for a Shifting Bond Market

How Natixis Loomis Sayles Short Duration Income ETF may help in a shifting bond market is discussed on the NYSE floor.

  • July 26, 2018
Seasonal Benefits of Active Municipal Bond Management

An active management approach to seasonality factors in the municipal bond market may benefit portfolios.

Looking at Merger Mania in the Healthcare Sector

A senior fixed income analyst discusses mergers in the healthcare industry and its potential effect on investment in the sector.

  • July 17, 2018
2018 Midyear Update and Outlook

Clouds on the horizon: five capital market story lines to watch in the second half of 2018.

Considering Bank Loans in a Rising Rates Environment

Loomis Sayles examines how a flexible bank loans strategy may help lessen the impact of rising rates in fixed income portfolios.

  • July 13, 2018
Managing Fixed Income Allocations in a Rising Rate Environment

Research suggests some fixed income allocations may need to be readjusted to align with a rising interest rate environment.

Interest Rate Anxiety and the Bond Bear Market Effect

Identifying what a bear market in bonds looks like and how it might effect fixed income investors.

Flexibility in Fixed Income is Key When Rates Are on the Rise

How the freedom and flexibility to roam across global fixed income markets can provide value in a rising rate environment.

Fixed Income Opportunity for a Rising Rate Environment

Christopher Harms discusses opportunity for active short duration income in today’s rising interest rate environment.

Preparing Fixed Income Portfolios for Rising Interest Rates

Discussing ways to mitigate the potential effects of rising interest rates on fixed income portfolios.

Fixed Income ETFs: Unique Premium/Discounts Explained

Understanding the potential price fluctuations unique to fixed income ETFs due to both structural and technical factors.

SALT Shake-up: Muni Bonds After Tax Reform

Geographically diversified portfolios may still be the best way to manage risk and generate income from municipal bonds.

Gauging the Effects of Tax Reform on Muni Markets

A municipal bond specialist discusses what investors may expect from markets in light of of the recent tax reform bill.

  • March 22, 2018
Four Key Insights into Establishing the California Green Bond Market

Investor motivations, perceptions, and knowledge gaps that may influence the state of California’s green bond market.

  • March 2, 2018
What’s Fueling Global Markets?

Inflation, rising rates, volatility and Brexit: Market strategists discuss factors and trends fueling today’s global markets.

Where's the Value in Fixed Income?

Interest rates, inflation, tax cuts and yield opportunities across fixed income markets are discussed by three portfolio managers.

  • January 12, 2018
Rainy Day Funds: Understanding Short-Term Investment Strategies

Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment strategies that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.

New Maps: Charting Innovation in the Fixed Income ETF Landscape

A look at the current state of the ETF landscape and innovation in fixed income exchange-traded funds.

2018 Outlook: The Active Manager’s Perspective

A panel of Natixis investment managers discuss their market outlooks for 2018

ESG Sustainable Developments: Why More Investors Want to Go Green

An explanation of global growing interest in sustainable strategies, including green bonds that help finance ESG-related endeavors.

Building Portfolios Now: Late Business Cycle Investment Ideas

Investment ideas to potentially reduce volatility and to help manage fixed income risk late in the business cycle.

  • December 13, 2017
Institutional Investor Return Expectations Could Be Overinflated

​A Loomis Sayles fixed income specialist shares his views on the return expectations of institutional investors.

Going Green: ESG Fixed Income Investing for Global Markets

Green bonds are making inroads into global fixed income markets as the focus on climate change and ESG investing heats up.