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May 2023 Market Review

May 2023 Market Review

The US financial markets have been performing well in 2023, with stocks and bonds showing strong returns up until the end of May. However, there are signs of stress in the “high yield” corporate credit market due to higher front-end interest rates (maturities of 1-5 years). We anticipate increased market volatility in the future, as financing costs continue to rise rapidly, potentially impacting economic growth and corporate profits.

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