- A clear asset allocation framework and proprietary indicators provide clients with key inputs into setting their own global developed bond market strategy and enhancing returns.
- Discussion of key macroeconomic trends and risks helps clients understand the big picture and the underlying forces that will impact global bond markets.
- Specific bond trading recommendations, including country, sector and yield curve strategies, allow clients to capitalize on profit opportunities as well as to preserve capital.
Clear asset allocation, duration advice and specific trading ideas for the developed countries across all bond sectors.
Weekly reports contain a discussion of the key issues related to the global bond market, specific investment strategy, a recommended portfolio allocation, actionable trading recommendations, and an analysis of current reading from our proprietary indicators.
Focusing on original investment ideas, these reports drill down into key issues affecting the global bond outlook. They include in-depth and brief pieces on timely opportunities or risks, as well as insights into long-term themes and trends.
Marlene Puffer, Chief Strategist
Marlene Puffer joined BCA Research in October 2010. Previously she was an independent consultant for five years, providing fixed income strategic advice and investment solutions to capital market participants. She also managed the investment portfolio for a large Canadian pension fund and currently sits on the Board of HOOPP, one of Canada’s largest pension funds. Her career has included positions on the finance faculty at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Business, and with RBC Capital Markets, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Legg Mason Canada, and PIMCO Canada. Marlene holds a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Toronto, and MSc and PhD in Finance & Statistics from the University of Rochester, NY. She also holds the CFA designation.
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