The Gig Economy is Transforming Fixed Income Investing

In this episode of Agents of Change, Paul Brain from Newton, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, examines how the gig economy's effect on inflation has changed the outlook for central banks and had an impact on bond markets as a whole.

Millions of people are believed to be working in the "gig economy," doing things like driving for Uber or delivering food for Grubhub. This has resulted in a significant increase in employment, but not much growth in wages. As a result, inflation has been generally lower, which can have consequences for investors. In this episode of Agents of Change, Paul Brain from Newton, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, examines how the gig economy's effect on inflation has changed the outlook for central banks and had an impact on bond markets as a whole.

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