Bond Investors Have Nowhere to Hide from Political Risk

Bond investors beware – all corporate debt is sensitive to political risks and interest rates rising, according to Newton Investment Management

Karen Kwok 16 February, 2017 | 2:34PM
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Bond investors beware – all corporate debt is sensitive to political risks and interest rates rising, according to Newton Investment Management.

“I cannot think of any sector in the European corporate bond universe that is immune from political risks or interest rate risks,” Paul Brain, head of fixed income with Newton told Morningstar this week. Brain believes regardless of the outcomes from each European election, either result would cause an impact on European bonds performance.

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Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk