Markets have rallied sharply from their virus lows, driven by the policy revolution and economic restart. Tighter valuations increase the risk of volatility, particularly ahead of divisive U.S. elections. Last week’s equity selloff illustrates this. Against this background, we cut our tactical view on investment grade (IG) credit to neutral, but increase our overweight on high yield for its income potential.
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