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.
The Federal Open Market Committee held policy rates steady at the September 17 meeting, but our Chief U.S. Economist Alan Levenson still expects liftoff in 2015, likely in December.
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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