by Jack Fischer.
Fixed income funds realized a return of positive 2.82% on average during the fourth quarter of 2022. This was the first positive quarterly performance for fixed income funds of the year and the largest quarterly return since Q2 2020.
Of the 51 Lipper fixed income classifications, 49 ended the quarter with plus-side quarterly returns. In each of the first two quarters of 2022, all 51 classifications realized sub-zero performance. In the third quarter, 48 posted a loss. All 51 classifications improved on their quarterly returns in the final quarter of 2022.
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