Mr. Lima is a Portfolio Manager and an Analyst on the Credit Research team in the Fixed Income group. He
is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Money Market Fund, Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund, Putnam Ultra
Short Duration Income Fund, and Putnam Short Term Investment Fund. As an Analyst, Mr. Lima is
responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues,
assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the global financials
sector, which impact multiple fixed-income strategies. He has been in the investment industry since he
joined Putnam in 1997. Mr. Lima is a member of the CFA Society Boston.
More from the Fixed Income team
Although central bank efforts to fight inflation could end in recession, we are constructive on some areas of fixed income.
Demographic shifts and labor imbalances might have disturbed consumption-saving decisions that impact inflation.
With historical context in mind, we argue that the fear surrounding rising rates and their impact on bonds and retirement portfolios is likely overblown.
Recent economic data and the outlook for energy supplies are casting doubt on whether Europe has the resilience to withstand a recession.