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.

2018 Midyear Update and Outlook

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

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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.

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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.

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Fixed Income for Rising Rates and a Flattening Yield Curve

Short-term bond ETFs may present an option for fixed income investors looking to mitigate the effects of rising rates.

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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.

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Flexibility 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.

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Fixed Income Opportunity for a Rising Rate Environment

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

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Preparing Fixed Income Portfolios for Rising Interest Rates

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

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Fixed Income ETFs: Unique Premium/Discounts Explained

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Multisector Team Outlook

The Loomis Sayles Multisector Team presents its views on current macro conditions, including global growth trends and the impact of US tax reform.

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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.

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What’s Fueling Global Markets?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2018 Outlook: The Active Manager’s Perspective

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

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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.

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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.

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Institutional Investor Return Expectations Could Be Overinflated

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

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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.

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Utilizing Sustainability: Meeting California's Water Challenges

Seeking utility investments focused on proactive measures to accommodate future change

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Allocate Globally to “Best Ideas”

Loomis Sayles Global Allocation Fund’s veteran management team discuss the importance of their go-anywhere, best-ideas approach and continuous collaboration, along with where the value is today.