Why now is the time to consider corporate bonds, January 2023

Ben Edwards, manager of the BlackRock Corporate Bond fund, reflects on a difficult year for bonds, before telling us why the income opportunities in the asset class are now the best they’ve been for a decade. Ben and Darius discuss interest rate rises and inflation before Ben gives us a broad overview of some of the positions in the portfolio, looking specifically at banks and energy companies, and telling us why government intervention can sometimes be a good thing.

Published on 01/02/2023 9:34am