Sector Showdown - Equities Versus Bonds

S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices

Measuring sector performance in both equities and bonds can give market participants different viewpoints when navigating through market cycles. By looking at the S&P 500® Bond Index, which is designed to track the performance of all eligible debt securities issued by the companies that make up the iconic S&P 500, you can compare the performance of fi xed income securities within the sectors that are typically analyzed in the large-cap equity space.