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Credit Pulse: market update - 12 February 2021

What are our views on fixed income markets for the next coming months? How does the team prepare for the different possible outcomes? What are our team of analysts learning this earnings season and how have ESG initiatives evolved in the last quarter? These are some of the questions that the team answers in our latest Credit Pulse webcast.

In this month’s Credit Pulse, Andrew Jackson, Head of Fixed Income, and Andrey Kuznetsov CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager, give an update on their views of current fixed-income markets and the types of different possible scenarios they see shaping up in the coming months before being joined by Audra Delport CFA, Deputy Head of Credit Research, and Senior Credit Analyst, Anna Chong, who discuss the outlooks for this earnings season, highlighting the increasing focus of corporates to address their ESG efforts and the challenges they face with regards to decarbonising across sectors, especially in the steel industry. To read more about these topics, explore our Weekly Credit Insight which Andrey refers to throughout, and our insight on sustainability this earnings season.

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