Owen Morgan / April 13th, 2023

First Quarter 2023 Fixed Income Strategy Review

The drivers of positive fixed income returns for Q1 2023, in no particular order, were the effective management of the isolated bank liquidity crisis, the central banks’ (Canada and the US) higher interest rate policies and the increase in corporate interest rate spreads (incremental return over government bond yields). After this positive start for fixed income investors, based on the fundamentals we continue to see, we retain our positive bias for income investments for the remainder of the year.