by Jack Fischer.
Fixed income funds realized a return of negative 5.21% on average during the second quarter of 2022, marking the worst quarterly performance in more than 40 years (Q3 1981, -7.06%). This was the second consecutive negative quarterly performance for fixed income funds and the third over the last four quarters.
All 51 Lipper fixed income classifications ended the quarter with sub-zero quarterly performance for the second straight quarter. Four Lipper classifications finished the quarter realizing less than 1.0%, which is up from three in Q1 2022.
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