How Bond Funds Fared in the Sell-Off

The March sell-off hit the bond market hard, but there were some winners among fixed income funds

Mara Dobrescu 16 April, 2020 | 9:18AM

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The first quarter of 2020 was marked by the rapid escalation and globalisation of Covid-19 and its dramatic and tangibly negative impact on the global economy.

Plunging prices across bond sectors and even unheard-of liquidity strain in US Treasury markets have rattled bond investors’ nerves. In the initial weeks of the sell-off, reports of liquidity stress were everywhere.

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Mara Dobrescu

Mara Dobrescu  is a fund analyst at Morningstar France.

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