Hartford Fund managers expect increasing U.S. inflation and interest rates. Rising or reflating interest rates indicate that investors should seek shorter duration bonds and less interest-rate sensitive equities.
Hartford Funds: Increasing U.S. Inflation and Interest Rates
- Politics and government policy will continue to cause market volatility
- Improving U.S. growth will cause U.S. inflation and interest rates to rise
- Seek shorter duration bonds and less interest-rate sensitive equities
- In favor: U.S. and Japanese equities. Out of favor: Europe
Read the full article by Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson, Global Investment Strategist for Hartford Funds and Multi-Asset Strategist for Wellington Management, and Daniel Cook, CFA, Multi-Asset Analyst for Wellington Management
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