What are Short Duration bonds?

Short Duration bonds are bonds with a short time to maturity, typically less than five years.

Why consider Short Duration bonds?

Short Duration bonds can be a useful tool in mitigating the risks of both rising yields and market volatility. As a result of Short Duration bonds having less time to maturity, they are less sensitive to rising yields. For a similar reason, Short Duration bonds are also less affected by changes in interest rates, making them less volatile in general than longer duration instruments.

Our approach to Short Duration

Our Short Duration strategies generally invest in bonds with maturities of five years or less, or that are expected to be redeemed/called in five years or less, and seek to capture high current income with low overall volatility.

TEXT - INVESTMENT STRATEGIES HOME - Disclaimer - This page is for informational purposes .....

This page is for informational purposes only and does not constitute on the part of AXA Investment Managers or its affiliated companies an offer to buy or sell any investments, products or services and should not be considered as a solicitation or as investment, legal or tax advice. The strategies discussed herein may not be available in all jurisdictions and/or to certain types of investors. Opinions, estimates and forecasts herein are subjective and subject to change without notice. There is no guarantee forecasts made will come to pass. No guarantee, warranty, or representation is given as to the accuracy or completeness of this material. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the reader. This material does not contain sufficient information to support an investment decision.