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Risk assets suffer brutal first-half as recession fears intensify. Equities and corporate bonds fell further in June, deepening first-half losses, as investors repriced for higher-for-longer inflation, a synchronised central-bank tightening cycle and high risks of recession. Few industry sectors were spared in the Q2 sell-off, with energy, defensive and Value stocks holding up best. The US dollar extended its broad-based rally.
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