It’s most likely to appear in more-aggressive strategies, so mind your manager’s approach.
Templeton Global Bond's high-conviction approach amplifies the potential risk as well as reward in the short run.
Our FIEA tool allows you to dissect funds in multiple ways, offering an eye-opening look under the hood.
Some areas have provided safety, others pain.
Karin Anderson discusses some choices from the core and core-plus intermediate-term bond category.
The acquisition will create a $1.5 trillion asset manager.
This strategy’s freewheeling style makes it a better fit in the nontraditional bond Morningstar Category.
Morningstar's Karin Anderson discusses new fixed income research on how asset managers are approaching sustainable fixed-income funds.
Franklin Templeton's Sonal Desai on the lack of recession signs, trade skirmishes, and where the dollar is going.
MetWest Unconstrained Bond is focused on credit, which the team has done well with long term.
A rough year for emerging markets got worse when Turkey's lira plummeted, but how far the contagion could spread is still an open question.
It’s been tough sledding for core bond funds that ventured into emerging-markets debt.
Backed by a seasoned team practicing a value strategy, Bronze-rated Metropolitan West Low Duration Bond has dialed down risk.
Penny Foley of TCW Emerging Markets Income discusses the emerging-markets' debt spectrum and the fund's allocation to EM local debt.
Morningstar analyst Karin Anderson discusses what's driven performance this year and why investors should consider the category.
Passive core bond funds have some advantages, but don’t expect protection when interest rates rise.
It’s been a tough month for these bonds, but it’s a small allocation for most emerging-markets bond funds.
Courting ample currency and credit risk, Silver-rated Templeton Global Total Return shuns interest-rate risk, given skipper Michael Hasenstab's concerns about global inflation.
As default looms, some emerging-markets bond managers are cautiously hanging on.
Heavy credit or currency risk can make for more equitylike returns.
TCW Emerging Markets Income and T. Rowe Price Emerging Markets Bond have used their ability to invest in dollar and local currency bonds wisely.
Templeton Global Macro Group's Sonal Desai sees a confluence of factors that could push prices higher than markets are currently expecting.
The changes include two newly created roles in the multiasset and alternatives groups.