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.
Recent economic data and the outlook for energy supplies are casting doubt on whether Europe has the resilience to withstand a recession.
A recent Active Insights podcast features a discussion of leveraged loans, and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs).
The U.S. will likely avoid a recession in 2022, in our view. That risk rises next year as the Fed raises rates and China decelerates.