US mortgage-backed securities (MBS) currently offer an attractive yield pick-up over US Treasuries and have even greater appeal over comparable bonds elsewhere, which in many cases bear negative interest rates. John Carey, Head of Structured Securities, talks to Chief Market Strategist Daniel Morris about these high quality fixed income instruments that can help to add yield to portfolios.
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