Fund managers cut European growth expectations on Covid concerns

Bank of America European fund manager survey

Mike Sheen
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The survey found investors are the least optimistic they have been on the EU since June 2020
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The survey found investors are the least optimistic they have been on the EU since June 2020

Less than half of fund managers expect the European economy to improve over the next 12 months, down sharply from 80% in the previous month, as concerns about the spread of coronavirus dampen optimism, the latest Bank of America (BofA) European fund manager survey shows.

The 17 August survey of 232 participants representing $702bn AUM showed 44% of participants expect the EU macro cycle to improve further, the least optimistic outlook for the bloc's prospects since June...

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