The outlook for investors hinges on the outcome of delicate policy decisions, according to Vanguard economists.Read more
Inflation is racing up the agenda and some investors may be concerned – but there are good reasons to stay calm and stay the course.
Maria Colangelo, Vanguard senior credit analyst and co-head of the global industrials team, and Kunal Mehta, head of fixed income specialist team, Vanguard Europe, examine the risks facing corporate credit investors and where the future opportunities may emerge.
Our latest outlook on the global economy – including growth, inflation and employment trends, as well as central bank policy.
With robust stewardship practices, index funds can encourage good governance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks by the companies they invest in. That’s why we believe in the value of owning and engaging with companies on ESG risks. But it’s not our only approach.
The rising interest rate environment is a concern for bond investors with exposure to long-dated bonds, but the impact of rising rates on an investor’s portfolio really depends on the alignment between the duration of their bond exposures and their investment horizon.