The Fed move’s impact on bond markets

Meteorite impactTension in bond markets leading up to last Thursday’s decision by the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates is the subject of an article in this month’s Funds Europe: ‘Fixed income: Shaking out the bond market’. There were muted fears of a repeat of 1994, when multiple interest rate hikes caused havoc on the bond markets. But, with the majority of the market not expecting the Fed to raise rates last week, it is unlikely that any fund manager was caught unaware. The consensus now puts the lift off date at some time in December. ©2015 funds europe

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