As investors in fixed income face a number of uncertainties, an uncompromising long-term approach to managing bond portfolios can help provide the diversification, returns, stability and consistency they seek in the asset class.Read more
Over the coming weeks and months, we intend to share insights from our investment stewardship programme, which works on behalf of our investors to promote good corporate governance practices at the companies in which our funds invest.
Read our latest views on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on the global economy and the outlook for inflation, interest rates and trade.
The Federal Reserve, the US central bank, left its target for the benchmark federal funds rate unchanged at its March meeting. Its approach to inflation and the labour market means rate hikes may be a way off.
By adding ballast to your portfolio, bonds are indispensable diversifiers in a balanced portfolio – and are likely to remain so even if bond markets deliver very low yields.
Read Vanguard's latest monthly summary of the flows, liquidity and trading activity in the European ETF market.