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Capital Group | Global investment grade corporate bonds: a sector for all seasons

Fixed income, corporate bonds

Heightened market volatility and uncertainty has once again refocused investors’ minds onto answering the question of the optimal route to constructing a well-diversified portfolio. The benefits of diversification are always sought, and while the correlation between equities and bonds turned positive in 2022, we expect that high-quality bonds should once again offer relative stability and diversification to risk assets, one of the key roles of bonds in a diversified portfolio, as central banks approach the end of their rate hiking cycles.