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Floating-Rate Loans | Leveraged Credit

Floating-rate loans at midyear: Helping investors as the economy — and perceived inflation risks — grow

Boston - Wrapping up the series of midyear outlook blogs from Eaton Vance fixed income investment experts, our floating-rate loan team outlines why loans may offer a valuable tool for investors seeking to increase income, while also gaining a potential hedge against possible rising rates as the U.S. economy improves.

"As inflation concerns have grown, the need for fixed-income diversification has become increasingly timely. Because they offer an attractive level of income while minimizing interest-rate risk, floating-rate loans can be a valuable diversification tool in this environment."
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