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CNBC's Rick Santelli and Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities head of International fixed income, discuss the French economy and European central bank transformation.
Ashish Shah, head of global credit at AllianceBernstein, discusses Ireland's borrowing costs which fell below those of the U.K. and the U.S. as well as opportunities in the high yield credit market.
Don Smith, rates strategist at ICAP, says peripheral bond spreads will continue to narrow, but there are still risks in owning the debt.
Islamic bond issues could hit record levels this year, Fitch said on Thursday — the same day as Qatar launched a $3 billion issue of "sukuks".
Larry Fink, Chairman & CEO of BlackRock, shares his thoughts on investment banking and what he is seeing as a shift away from core index bonds into "unconstrained' fixed income.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BoAML, expects the forthcoming Spanish bond auction to be successful and discusses falling yields across the euro zone's troubled members.
Anthony O'Brien, European rates strategist at Morgan Stanley, discusses why he thinks peripheral bond yields are a good investment.
Rick Rieder, MD & CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolios at Blackrock, doesn't see a big rotation out of fixed income into equities, but rather within fixed income. IN CUE 07:12:51 I think what you're seeing is OUT CUE 07:16:23 rates move up
Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Europe, says the risk-reward profile of credit markets continue to deteriorate and investors can expect to break even "at best" on high-yield debt.
Andrew Bosomworth, head of German portfolio management at PIMCO, says bund yields will be dictated by what happens with U.S. monetary policy.
Craig Veysey, head of fixed income at Sanlam Private Investments, says bond yields in the U.S. and U.K. will rise over the next few years as the market prices in expectations of an interest rate rise.
Central banks have had a distorting effect on several asset classes, two analysts have told CNBC, with investment-grade bonds now yielding more than "junk" debt.
Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.
Kevin Adams, head of the institutional fixed income team at Henderson Global Investors, says divergence in central bank action in Europe and the U.S. will mean core European bonds will outperform U.S. Treasurys.
John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says an interest rate hike would hurt the U.K. consumer-led recovery.
Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says European peripheral bond yield spreads will narrow in 2014 as the global recovery takes hold.
Andrew Goldberg, global market strategist at JP Morgan Funds, explains that his 2014 investment resolution is to rebalance his portfolio out of equities and into fixed income.
Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, shares his play on the fixed income space and provides an outlook on where rates are likely headed from here. We are looking for a slight move upward on the long end, says Giddis. Also former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin weighs in on how Fed policy will likely impact rates.
Pete Duffy, fund manager at Penn Capital, explains why he thinks high yields are "quite attractive" relative to high-quality fixed income.
Tony Crescenzi, PIMCO, shares his outlook on fixed income, as the yield on 10-year Treasurys continue to climb.