Bond market crash fears cause investors to hoard cash

Latest BoAML survey

Laura Dew
Investors are holding above-average cash weightings

Investors are holding above-average cash weightings

Investors are maintaining their cash overweight as they are fearful of a crash in global bond markets, according to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey.

The survey, which questioned 207 panellists with $586bn in assets under management between 7 to 13 July, found investors had an average cash balance of 4.9%. This was a slight dip from 5% last month...

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