Beyond the Benchmark by EFG

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Why is the bond market rallying despite inflation fears, navigating crises in bond markets, ESG in fixed income and more are the topics of discussion on this week's episode with Michael Leithead and Moz Afzal.

Show Notes

Our host, Moz Afzal:

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Our guest:

Michael Leithead, Head of Fixed Income

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EFGAM:

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What is Beyond the Benchmark by EFG?

More than just your typical market analysis podcast, EFGAM'S CIO Moz Afzal goes Beyond the benchmark, delving into current topics and global trends with guests and experts from within EFG and further afield. The podcast is released fortnightly.