On Thursday, March 11 The Steele Group welcomed Alfred T. Murata, managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach, California office at PIMCO to speak exclusively with our office.
During the call we discussed:
• Fixed income markets pre-COVID 19
• Impact Federal efforts against COVID-19 had on fixed income
• Impact of a raising rate environment on fixed income
• Outlook on inflation
• Mortgage backed securities
• Market outlook
About Alfred T. Murata:
Alfred Murata is a managing director and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office at PIMCO, managing income-oriented, multi-sector credit, opportunistic and securitized strategies. Morningstar named him Fixed-Income Fund Manager of the Year (U.S.) for 2013. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2001, he researched and implemented exotic equity and interest rate derivatives at Nikko Financial Technologies. He has 21 years of investment experience and holds a Ph.D. in engineering-economic systems and operations research from Stanford University. He also earned a J.D. from Stanford Law School and is a member of the State Bar of California.