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Going long on gold second most crowded trade globally, says BofA Securities

Among those surveyed, 46 per cent believed equity markets are in a bull phase, while a net 79 per cent expect a stronger global economy over the next year

The data suggests that the 10-year rolling return has been on a downward course for nearly seven years after touching a record high of 20.3 per cent in July 2013
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Surprisingly, 31 per cent of fund managers surveyed by BofA Securities believe gold is overvalued

Puneet Wadhwa New Delhi
Going long on gold is the second most crowded trade among global fund managers with 23 per cent of those surveyed bullish on the yellow metal, suggest the findings of BofA Securities August Fund Manager Survey (FMS) released on August 18. Thus far in calendar year 2020 (CY20), gold prices have moved up nearly 30 per cent (YTD) and 38 per cent in the past one year, data from World Gold Council show.

 
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First Published: Aug 18 2020 | 4:48 PM IST

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