After the stampede: How long will interest from retail investors last?


After a turbulent period, the corporate bond market has rebounded strongly since the second quarter, with a return in investor appetite driving new issuance up and spreads down. Retail investors have been moving in to capture the rewards on offer, but will their interest last?

Credit has generally had a tough time competing with equity in the retail investment stakes. This year has been an exception, however, with corporate bond fund managers claiming interest from the retail sector in corporate

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