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Thought Leaders - Fran Rodilosso
Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

About Fran

Fran has fixed income on his mind. He has spent more than 20 years trading and managing risk in fixed income investment strategies, with a specialty in emerging market and high yield bonds. He looks for ways to provide investors with access to the fixed income markets in an intelligent and cost-effective way, particularly segments that may be more difficult to access.

My Insights

Emerging Markets Bonds

September 29, 2020

Chinese Bonds Offer Yield Pickup

by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

We believe the current yield pickup, potential for currency appreciation, relative stability and diversification potential provide support for Chinese domestic bonds.

Income Investing

September 24, 2020

ETF Prime: Fallen Angels in Depth

by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

This podcast examines how the fallen angel bond universe compares to broad high yield, how they fit in a portfolio and what to expect amid the wave of downgrades this year.

Emerging Markets Bonds

September 01, 2020

Spreads Boost EM High Yield Bonds Opportunity

by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

Like most credit oriented sectors, emerging markets high yield corporate bonds have rallied in recent months, and we believe an attractive opportunity remains in this asset class.

Emerging Markets Bonds

July 31, 2020

EMFX Positioned for Recovery?

by Fran Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management, CFA

We expect EMFX to be the dominant driver of returns for the remainder of the year, and although further volatility is expected, we believe there is a strategic case for an EMFX recovery.