Record low bond yields turn off investors

Original article by Jonathan Shapiro, Sarah Turner
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 31 : 31-May-19

The yield on 10-year Australian governments rose to 1.53 per cent on 30 May, having fallen below the official interest rate in the previous trading session. Factor such as the prospect of a rate cut in June and the US-China trade war have weighed on the local bond market, with international fixed income investors now looking at higher-yielding asset classes. Bond managers caution that yields may continue to fall, noting that bonds in countries such as Japan and Germany currently have negative yields.

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JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC – ASX JHG, COLCHESTER GLOBAL INVESTORS LIMITED, RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

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