Market Jitters

Bloomberg: June Jitters Rouse Fund Managers to Cast Their Hedging Nets Wide
Money managers struggling to develop a clear market view beyond June say they’re turning to gold and the Japanese yen, which tend to benefit when investors become more conservative. Sovereign bonds from major economies are being used as a hedge even though yields are close to historic lows. They’ve slipped to below zero on $8.3 trillion of debt, or about one-third of the total, based on the Bloomberg Global Developed Sovereign Bond Index.
The cart in the article shows the premium for 1 month EURUSD volatility options rising to their highest level since February, amid peak volatility in 2016.

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