UK - The latest fund manager survey from Merrill Lynch has shown fund managers pricing in continued rate rises in US short term interest rates, with most believing that a rate closer to 4% is needed to achieve a neutral level.
Fixed income managers saw 3.9% as a neutral level while equity fund managers saw the neutral rate at 3.8%, with the current fed rate pegged at 3.25%. As to where the global economy’s cyclical phase stood,...
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