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Insights on short duration bonds: resilience in uncertainty

Short duration bonds are recognized for their resilience and their capacity to reduce the impacts of bond market volatility. We are pleased to share this article highlighting the benefits of short duration fixed income
24 March 2022
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    Short duration bonds are recognized for their resilience and their capacity to reduce the impacts of bond market volatility. We are pleased to share this article highlighting the benefits of short duration fixed income, including their capacity to:

    • provide a source of relatively stable income;
    • mitigate risk in rising rate environments; and
    • lessen drawdowns and accelerate recoveries versus longer-dated fixed income.

    Today, short duration bonds are also delivering competitive yields relative to longer fixed income maturities—especially in comparison to just a few months ago.