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Weekly Market Update

Decoupling Volatility of Bonds vs Stocks

Head of North American Investment Strategy & Research

Insight of the Week

  • A resilient US economy, and strong labor market amid gradually slowing inflation are creating confusion among bond investors on the future path of the Fed’s monetary policy stance.
  • This year the ICE BofA MOVE index, which is a volatility index for the fixed income market, has averaged 122 which is 31% higher than the long term average of 93.

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