Bond MPFs Hurt in First Half of 2021

The worst category YTD was Global Bond, down 3.6% on average.

Kate Lin, CAIA 05 July, 2021 | 11:11
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Fear of inflation and a clearer roadmap for the U.S. Fed to hike interest rates led to a subdued first half for fixed income investments. In the MPF universe, six out of 17 Morningstar MPF categories recorded a loss. They are all conservative portfolios investing solely, or primarily, in bond assets.

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Kate Lin, CAIA

Kate Lin, CAIA  is a Data Journalist for Morningstar Asia, and is based in Hong Kong

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