Cash has recorded the biggest rise in popularity over the past month, while gold allocations are at 'extreme' levels, suggesting investors are increasingly concerned about geopolitical risks and Brexit negotiations, according to the Lloyds Bank Investor Sentiment index.
Lloyds carried out fieldwork between 28 September to 2 October 2017 to measure net investor sentiment towards various asset classes. Overall, the Sentiment index was up 0.5% to 4.3% compared to...
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