MetLife Investment Management - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 15:43

Investment Grade Corporate: Market Review and Outlook

Overall, the first quarter of 2021 has exhibited stark changes in the landscape for fixed income investors. We believe from a fundamental perspective, pandemic depressed earnings and record issuance has left investment corporate balance sheets over-levered for their ratings with debt ratios more than a full turn higher than pre-pandemic highs. And while we feel technicals remain supportive of investment grade corporate spreads, valuations remain less compelling. Learn more in our latest investment grade corporate outlook.


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