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Emerging Market Debt - 2018 4Q

The Emerging Market Debt strategy returned -1.17% (gross of fees) for the fourth quarter of 2018, underperforming the Blended Index by 138 basis points (0.21%).

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High Yield Fixed Income - 2018 4Q

The High Yield strategy returned -7.00% (gross of fees) during the fourth quarter of 2018, underperforming its benchmark, the ICE BofAML U.S. High Yield Master II Constrained Index (-4.67%) by 233 basis points. The High Yield Mid-Grade strategy returned -5.74% (gross of fees) during the fourth quarter of 2018, underperforming its benchmark, the ICE BofAML U.S. High Yield BB-B Rate Constrained Index (-3.87%) by 187 basis points.

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Core Based Fixed Income - 2018 4Q

Credit spreads, like most risk assets, performed quite poorly in the final quarter of 2018, as fears over slowing global growth, tightening monetary policy and political uncertainty reached a fever pitch amongst investors.

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Long Duration Government/Credit and Long Credit Fixed Income - 2018 4Q

The Long Duration Government/Credit Fixed Income strategy returned -0.10% (gross of fees) for the quarter, underperforming the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government / Credit Index, which returned 0.78%. The Long Credit Fixed Income strategy returned -2.04% (gross of fees) for the quarter, underperforming the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Credit Index, which returned -1.64%.

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Short & Intermediate Duration Fixed Income - 2018 4Q

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