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Credit Market Outlook: Tailwind From Declining Interest Rates Has Likely Run Its Course

The boost from declining rates may be over, but macroeconomic fundamentals in the U.S. should generally be supportive of credit risk.

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  • A tailwind from declining interest rates was the main driver for corporate bond returns.
  • Battered energy bonds spill into the broader corporate bond market.
  • U.S. macroeconomic fundamentals aver for low credit risk, but global dangers abound.

David Sekera does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.