Viewpoints by Caryn E. Rothman, CFA, at Manulife Investment Management
Caryn is head of the firm’s global credit team and a senior portfolio manager across all the team’s strategies. Previously, she was a sector lead for consumer and healthcare on Manulife’s developed-market corporate credit research team. Prior to serving as sector lead, Caryn was a senior research analyst for the fixed-income team, providing coverage on developed- and emerging-market credit opportunities across the quality spectrum for the consumer, healthcare, and energy industries. Caryn holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society Boston and the CFA Institute.
The high-yield market isn't signaling a recession
Through the interest-rate volatility and higher inflation so far in 2022, we haven't seen a reason to abandon high yield. If anything, the higher-quality segment of this market could provide a welcome boost to a portfolio's risk-adjusted return potential.Read more