Are US Yields Signalling a Recession?

The yield curve is indicating the US is due a recession. Should investors be worried? Morningstar Investment Management's Brad Bugg investigated

Brad Bugg 17 October, 2018 | 8:29AM

 

 

Brad Bugg: I think it's important because it's the first time in seven years that we've seen interest rates move back to this level. Over the last couple of years, investors have been hamstrung by the very low interest rates which they have been able to get on their money, whether they are investing in cash or investing in bonds. Traditionally, people seek out cash or bonds as the safe haven in their multi-asset portfolio.

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Brad Bugg  is senior portfolio manager, Morningstar Investment Management, Australasia

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