Why Extending Duration Makes Sense Now

Fixed income investment returns have been bolstered by recent and significant increases in interest rates. As rates peak and later begin to decrease, extending duration within fixed income portfolios could improve return potential further out the curve.

As the Federal Reserve continues to eye rate options, the need for re-evaluating portfolio strategies is becoming increasingly critical. Despite the potential for further rate increases, conditions suggest the possibility of declines in Treasury yields.

Join the professionals at VettaFi and Federated Hermes for a webcast discussing the potential advantages of adopting a forward-looking perspective on fixed income investments through extending duration.

September 27, 2023
10am PT | 1pm ET
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Topics will include:

  • How rate decreases may benefit investors positioned with extended duration holdings.
  • Despite rate fluctuations, investors with a longer-term horizon might benefit from an easing rate cycle.
  • The importance of duration within fixed income portfolios.


John Gentry, CFA

Head of Corporate Fixed Income Group
Federated Hermes

Anthony Venturino, CFA

Vice President, Senior Investment Analyst, Portfolio Manager
Federated Hermes

Brandon Clark

Director, ETF Business
Federated Hermes

Todd Rosenbluth

Head of Research

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