Wary investors struggle to escape market turmoil


This year’s market turmoil has spread to both risky assets and safe havens, leaving nervous investors wondering where to hide to avoid further pain.

The S&P 500 has fallen 24% this year, with the three major US equity indices heading for their worst annual performance since 2008. Bonds have not provided portfolios with ballast – the Bloomberg US Aggregate bond index is poised to experience its worst year on record dating back to 1976, down more than 15%.


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