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Credit Pulse: market update – 23 April 2021

Anna Karim, Investment Director, Fixed Income, and colleagues from the fixed income team present a deep dive into credit fundamentals in this month’s Credit Pulse.

In this month’s Credit Pulse, Anna Karim, Investment Director in the Fixed Income team, was joined by Audra Delport CFA, Deputy Head of Credit Research, Filippo Alloatti, Senior Credit Analyst, and Robin Usson, Credit Analyst. During this conversation on credit fundamentals, our specialists looked at how leverage ratios are shaping up, the challenge of refinancing risk and where the fundamentals lie. They also did a deep dive into the energy, packaging and financials sectors and the themes that stood out in the first quarter of the year.

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