When investors recall the third quarter of 2018, many may cite the fractures that occurred in certain corners of the fixed income market. In its fourth-quarter outlook, PGIM Fixed Income evaluates the extent of the damage, the factors that contributed to the periodic volatility, how these issues may unfold going forward, and the nature of the opportunities that lie ahead.
DALLAS, September 11, 2018 - Prudential Capital Energy Partners has completed fundraising for its first energy mezzanine fund, Prudential Capital Energy Partners Fund I, L.P., closing at $343 million. Prudential Capital Energy Partners (PCEP) is the middle-market energy mezzanine fund business sponsored by Prudential Capital Group, the $81.4 billion private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
A dramatic sell-off has made the Turkish lira cheaper on an inflation-adjusted basis than it has been since the 1990s, but there are good reasons to avoid exposure to Turkish markets until an orthodox policy response from the government is forthcoming, according to PGIM Fixed Income’s macroeconomic team.
After a half year of ongoing global uncertainty, investors continue to find varied—and perhaps mixed—metaphors to explain the evolving fixed income landscape, according to this edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s Quarterly Outlook.
The historic summit between the U.S. and North Korean leaders in Singapore ended with impressive imagery; however, the joint statement by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un seemed short on details. In “Looking Ahead After the U.S.-North Korea Summit,” Gerwin Bell, Ph.D., lead economist for Asia on PGIM Fixed Income’s Global Macroeconomic Research Team, and Mehill Marku, portfolio manager for PGIM Fixed Income’s Foreign Exchange Team, examine two competing schools of thought concerning how the delicate relationship between the two countries may evolve.
The second quarter 2018 edition of PGIM Fixed Income’s quarterly outlook leads off with “Air Pockets at Cruising Speed—Welcome to QT” by Robert Tipp, CFA, chief investment strategist and head of Global Bonds. In examining some prevalent market concerns, including quantitative tightening, Tipp provides some perspective on how investors might consider these issues after Q1’s volatility.
NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PGIM Investmentsis proud to announce that the PGIM Fixed Income portfolio managers of the Prudential Total Return Bond Fund (PDBZX) have been named Morningstar’s 2017 Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year. PGIM Investments is the global retail manufacturer and distributor of PGIM, Inc., the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) – a top 10 asset manager globally.1
The two diverging factors set to unfold in 2018—a broad loosening of U.S. fiscal policy countered by gradually tightening monetary policies among some of the world’s major central banks—underscore investors’ challenge of recognizing directional cues throughout the year. PGIM Fixed Income’s Q1 2018 Outlook examines what these signals might look like across the fixed income markets, the global economy, and the various corporate sectors.
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