Infrastructure projects in the U.S. are plagued by long pre-construction periods, an under-utilization of the public-private partnership financing model, and an inability to both gain support and access capital, a panel of market participants said this week.
Investment firms and public pension managers called for North Carolina to repeal a law seen as discriminatory to gay, bisexual, and transgender people, saying that it does not bode well for the triple-A rated state.
Some strategists say they will increase credit quality and shorten duration for overall risk protection, while others are identifying premium bonds, bonds with short calls, and those with average life structures to boost yield.
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