Jatin Misra, Ph.D., CFA
Co-Head of Structured Credit
Dr. Misra is a Co-Head of Structured Credit in the Fixed Income group, specializing in Putnam's structured credit strategies as well as 37 Capital's alternative structured credit strategies. He is responsible for managing the risk and return of agency and non-agency residential mortgage-related securities whole loans, derivatives, passthroughs, and options as well as asset-backed securities. Dr. Misra is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Mortgage Securities Fund, Putnam Mortgage Opportunities Fund, and 37 Capital’s Structured Credit and Private Mortgage funds. Previously at Putnam, he served as a Mortgage Investment Analyst and a Quantitative Research Analyst in the Fixed Income group. Dr. Misra has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2004.
More from the Fixed Income team
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A deep recession could have a significant impact on financial markets.
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Inflation demands Fed's focus as bank lending tightens
Even as bank lending tightens, the Fed may still need to keep rates high for longer to bring down inflation.
The Fed walks a line between inflation and financial stability
Given the fragilities in financial markets, the Fed will likely move cautiously in monetary tightening to fight inflation.