Investec's King: Who is afraid of the bogeyman?

Natalie Kenway
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Investors are not yet ready to deploy stockpiled cash into equity markets despite the recent rally, said Investec's Max King, as they are "afraid of the bogeyman" or unexpected shock.

The multi-asset fund manager said although the S&P 500 has hit post-financial crisis highs, investor appetitie remains subdued despite the potential for a long-term bull market in equities. "Everyone...

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