The end of volatility in European credit? Beware.


Richard Ryan, M&G fund manager, discusses the low volatility in European credit, how it is being interpreted and the risks it might be highlighting.

Over the recent summer months a great deal was written by various market commentators on the subject of bond market volatility - why is it low, and what does that mean? Yet something rarely addressed in all those column inches was how these various measures of market volatility are being used.

Richard offers some insight into what the team at M&G thinks could be going on as well as highlighting some potentially awkward similarities with events of a decade ago.

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount they invested.

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