Partner Insight: The dash for cash

Today’s investors face a challenging prospect of an oncoming recession and elevated market volatility, which may lead them to question their risk appetite and asset allocation. Against this backdrop, Fidelity’s fixed income team highlight the reasons why now is a good time to be allocating to cash in your investment portfolio.

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