Are these the warning signs of a new 1987-style crash?

Anna Fedorova
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Fears over US monetary tightening, rate hikes, and recession triggered the 1987 stock market crash, and there are parallels with today's market environment, said Société Générale's Albert Edwards.

In his latest note, the ultra-bearish strategist said the evolution of bonds yields and equity markets this year looks similar to what happened before the market collapse of 1987. On 19 October that year, a day also referred to as 'Black Monday', the US market saw its largest one-day percentage drop in history when it plunged  22.6%. "In the wake of a run-up in US bond yields that year, equities were richly priced and so very vulnerable to recession fears, however unfounded," he wrote. "That could not possible happen again, or could it?" Edwards warned investors global markets are ...

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