Nathan Sheets, PGIM Fixed Income’s chief economist and head of global macroeconomic research, recognizes that uncertainties regarding U.S.-China trade tensions have multiplied and provides perspective based on the question of “what do we actually know?”
As the United States and China work toward a resolution of the ongoing trade war, an important question is whether the agreement will achieve any appreciable further opening of the Chinese economy and, if so, how such gains will be distributed across China’s trading partners.
PGIM Fixed Income's Q2 outlook examines the conditions that may affect market performance after a strong Q1, the factors supporting global economic growth, and the forward trends of each fixed income sector.
Prudential Capital Group has appointed Debra Hemsey as managing director of Prudential Capital Energy Partners (PCEP), the middle-market energy mezzanine fund business sponsored by Prudential Capital Group. The appointment comes on the heels of the recently announced closing of Prudential Capital Energy Partners I, L.P., a $343 million energy mezzanine fund. Prudential Capital Group is a leading source of private capital for public and private companies and is the private capital arm of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).
PGIM Fixed Income’s first quarter 2019 outlook follows a period of heightened market volatility and notable developments in politics, monetary policy and economics. Yet, as several of PGIM’s portfolio managers note, amid stable, more moderate global growth, recent volatility may have opened a window of near-term opportunities.
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.
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.