Volatility has been on the rise in global fixed income markets this year. Investors have grown increasingly cautious heading into the first Fed tightening cycle in nearly a decade. However, there are still pockets of value to be found in this highly uncertain environment.
Having been relatively calm for most of the summer, the markets were hit by a surge of volatility in August. However, the changes taking place in the markets are bringing opportunities as well as challenges.
China's surprise currency devaluation sparked declines in global equity markets and heightened concerns about China's economy. While markets may remain volatile, China and the Asia region are not facing financial crisis, and the sell-off has created attractive opportunities.
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