|Bid||84.24 x 1200|
|Ask||86.10 x 800|
|Day's Range||85.83 - 86.13|
|52 Week Range||76.49 - 89.32|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||3.59%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.02|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.03%|
Fund managers shifted to risk in July on the back of expectations for Fed easing and a partial trade deal. Investors are still worried about the slowdown, pricing expectations, and corporate leverage. BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) conducted a survey that polled 207 global investors with $598 billion in total assets under management between July 5 and July 11. Fund managers’ asset allocation We noted in Fund Managers’ Allocations Point to Recessionary Conditions that fund managers’ allocations in June implied recessionary conditions.
The overall investor sentiment has been bearish given the US-China trade tensions and deteriorating economic reports. In addition to bonds (BND), investors are also looking to gold due to its safe-haven appeal. Not only this, there are many other factors that are currently going in gold's favor.
According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, government bonds are the most crowded trade. It is the first time in the history of BAML that the preference for Treasuries has topped the list. The US government bonds were cited by 27% of the fund managers, topping long tech trade, which came at the second position.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch conducted a survey that polled 230 global investors with $645 billion in total assets under management between June 7 and June 13. The asset allocation of fund managers implies recessionary conditions.
Jeffrey Gundlach was surprised when the Fed switched to a dovish stance and predicted no hikes this year, and he thinks that change is "not reassuring.”
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