Summary: High-quality munis in demand as assets flow into muni ETFs.
Summary: Munis continue to rally and draw assets to municipal ETFs.
Summary: JR and John Davenport talk about the Fed’s intervention and impact on the bond markets.
Date of production: June 12, 2020
Summary: Fed intervention is shifting the bond markets.
Summary: Mid-May munis coming back into demand as munis yields drop driving prices higher. However, Investment grade munis have still been outpaced from a YTD total return perspective by investment grade corporate bonds as concerns mount about the COVID-19 impact on state & local governments.
Summary: April reflected market volatility as the IHS Markit Municipal Analytics Curve steepened. High grade munis were outpaced from a total return perspective by high quality corporate bonds as concerns mount about the COVID-19 impact.
Summary: March 2020 markets push munis cheaper side relative to U.S. Treasuries yields.
Summary: High quality bond ETFs see inflows as investors shift away from risky assets while high yield and senior loan ETFs saw huge outflows in February.
Summary: Equity market volatility impacts munis as a risk-off asset class.
Summary: Munis move higher as risk-off market dynamics drive yields down.