Franklin Templeton: Investors 'unnecessarily' short duration

Investors say they will continue to buy high yield bonds despite perceived risk

Mike Sheen
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David Zahn of Franklin Templeton
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David Zahn of Franklin Templeton

European fixed income investors are missing out on yield as a result of their "unnecessarily" bearish stance on duration, according to Franklin Templeton Investments.

In a study of investors' attitudes towards European fixed income commissioned by the group, Franklin Templeton found 70% were concerned by duration risk and 54% said they have actively reduced their duration...

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