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A meek market?

The view from our Chief Investment Officer

12 April 2019

1 minute read

Will Hobbs discusses the recent bounce in equities, our outlook for the US bond market, and what they mean for your investment portfolio.

Toby Cross, Head of Client Investment Solutions, talks to Will Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer, about the recent bounce in equities and the outlook for the US bond market.

The current landscape

The Federal Reserve’s recent u-turn over its expectations for further interest rate increases has provided markets with some solace. But we believe that the bond market’s outlook for growth and inflation is too meek, and that current yields are underestimating the likely pace and frequency of future Fed rate hikes. We still think that now is as good a time as any to invest in a diversified portfolio and stay invested. 

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