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The Global Pandemic and Its Implication on Long Term Interest Rates

June 11, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


The Global Pandemic and Its Implication on Long Term Interest Rates

Global pandemic has put extraordinary downward pressure on economies.  This pressure has been met by aggressive monetary and fiscal policy responses of central banks and governments around the world.  These developments have had enormous effects on interest rates both public and private.  The discussion will explore the nature of the economic dislocation and its impact on interest rates in the short and long term.  Questions such as, is monetary policy now accommodative will be discussed?   What will happen to rates/yields when economies recover?  What will the policy response be as economies improve and what will be its implications for long-term interest rates.  Ultimately, will the US and the world escape Japanification?

Audience Event Link: https://morganstanley.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1326817&tp_key=869ab91d51

Participant Dial-in: (888) 817-4569

Conference ID: 2883615


Michael is chief investment officer of Global Fixed Income. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1987 and has 30 years of investment experience. Previously, Michael was a global fixed income strategist for the firm's Fixed Income division. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior lecturer of economics at Columbia University. Michael received an A.B. in economics from Princeton University, an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics, and an M.Phil. in economics from Columbia University.

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management For more than 40 years Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) has provided client-centric investment and risk-management solutions to a wide range of investors and institutions. Our clients include corporations, pension plans, intermediaries, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments and foundations, governments and consultant partners worldwide. Investment strategies span the risk/ return spectrum across geographies, investment styles and asset classes, including equity, fixed income, alternatives and private markets.