sentix ASR Essentials 25-2016
26 June 2016
Gold shines as Brexit overshadows market sentiment
The latest sentix survey provides a timely view of investors’ views in the wake of the UK referendum vote to leave the EU. In terms of equities and bonds, pessimism and optimism has increased in equal measure, though survey readings are not yet extreme on either asset class. The most market move for the likes of DAX, EuroSTOXX and Bunds has been a sharp decline in investor neutrality on the nearterm, though uncertainties persist on the strategic outlook for equities and bonds. In the near-term, sentiment has moved more notably in FX and commodities, with sentiment readings for EUR/USD hitting their lowest levels of the year in the latest survey and Gold readings reaching the high end of their historic range. Investor sentiment has become poles apart on EUR/USD and Gold See Charts 2-4, p3.
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