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Global markets have been characterized by the uncontrolled spread of the virus
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Global markets have been characterized by the uncontrolled spread of the virus

Despite strong reports this month, global markets were largely steered by the uncontrolled spread of infection. Worries about new lockdowns are creating some concern that the effects of the virus...

Niklas Edman 2 November 2020
Bonava and Bulk Infrastructure greens
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Bonava and Bulk Infrastructure greens

The autumn rains in the second half of September brought a pause to the recovery in global financial markets, primarily driven by news of Covid’s widespread advance, technical factors like...

Niklas Edman 2 October 2020
The primary market started moving when Teekay LNG, Kistefos and Heimstaden Bostad issued
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The primary market started moving when Teekay LNG, Kistefos and Heimstaden Bostad issued

The global trend has continued on the well-beaten path with the ongoing pandemic, less economic anxiety after moderate improvements in leading indicators, and companies and individuals still adjusting to a...

Niklas Edman 8 September 2020
Reason to be active in the secondary market
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Reason to be active in the secondary market

July was largely characterised by summer heat in the credit market. Risk assets generally rose on better risk sentiment, albeit at a slower pace than before. The gradual improvement in...

Niklas Edman 4 August 2020
Risk appetite allows primary market to open up
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Risk appetite allows primary market to open up

Global financial markets continue to indicate a relatively rapid recovery for the world economy. Stimulus, support and the lack of alternatives are causing global stock markets to touch record highs...

Maria Andersson 3 July 2020
Raring to go
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Raring to go

After 2 months of corona worries, global markets rose sharply in May on news that several countries were gradually easing restrictions and beginning a comeback as infection curves flatten out...

Niklas Edman 3 June 2020
High quality credit at attractive levels
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High quality credit at attractive levels

The ongoing reporting season should in practice be irrelevant since many companies were still functioning well for most of the quarter. However, it does provide evidence that the high level...

Niklas Edman 7 May 2020
Focus on a liquid portfolio
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Focus on a liquid portfolio

Initially, the entire credit universe was traded down steeply, regardless of industry, although the magnitude was greatest for higher risk credits, known as high yield. Tourism and oil-related names were...

Maria Andersson 6 April 2020
Fund trading suspended

Fund trading suspended

The prevailing exceptional market turmoil has led to uncertainty in the pricing of corporate bonds. Carnegie Fonder has therefore decided to suspend trading in the funds that invest in corporate...

Erik Amcoff 20 March 2020
Credit portfolio managers: “A need for liquidity”

Credit portfolio managers: “A need for liquidity”

Stock markets are crashing, as are the credit markets. What is the reaction of Carnegie Fonder’s fixed income managers to the Covid-19 crisis? Niklas Edman and Mikael Engvall provide their...

Erik Amcoff 16 March 2020
More cash and focus on liquidity
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More cash and focus on liquidity

February began strongly, with increased risk appetite. Stock exchanges widely rose after a somewhat weaker end to January. However, sentiment swung sharply in the last week of February after news...

Maria Andersson 4 March 2020
Strong Nordic market despite global concerns
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Strong Nordic market despite global concerns

The new year began similarly to last year, with good risk appetite and a continued search for returns. But the strong sentiment was abruptly impacted by US-Iran tensions and the...

Maria Andersson 4 February 2020
Another strong credit month
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Another strong credit month

December was relatively eventful from both global and local perspectives, with broad purchasing manager indices ticking upward and the US and China seeming to have come a long way in...

Maria Andersson 7 January 2020
SBB continues to surprise
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SBB continues to surprise

November was characterised by continued good risk appetite, with stock markets once again driven to record highs, and the level of European credit margins is now almost in line with...

Maria Andersson, Niklas Edman 5 December 2019