US Bonds Flash Recession Warning

Equities are under pressure after the short and long-term US yield curve inverted on Friday, suggesting a US recession could be closer than expected. But should we really be worried?

David Brenchley 26 March, 2019 | 1:22PM

Yield curve, US recession, yield curve inverting, US economy, stock market, US dollar

Global stock markets have been in retreat since Friday on fears a US recession is not far away after part of the US yield curve inverted for the first time since 2007 last week.

With the current US economic expansion on course to reach the longest on record later in the year, we’ve seen sporadic recession predictions from economists and other commentators.

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Investec Diversified Income I Acc GBP159.57 GBP-0.23
OYSTER Mlt-Asst Diversified R EUR173.70 EUR0.27

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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