May 12, 2021
A rise in inflation expectations above the Federal Reserve’s 2% target in the first quarter of 2021 triggered a sudden surge in long-term Treasury yields, which had been trading in relatively narrow ranges for most of 2020. It also led equity investors to re-evaluate their interest rate expectations, resulting in (temporary) halt of the spectacular stock market recovery. The dollar also began to strengthen once more on the prospect of higher rates and a widening economic growth differential with the rest of the world.
Join Christoph Schon in this webinar to hear how these changes in cross-asset interactions affected the risk of global multi-asset class portfolios.
Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM
Senior Principal, Applied Research