Australian government bonds forecast to fall below 1pc

Original article by Sarah Turner
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 13 & 16 : 18-Jun-19

The yield on 10-year Australian government bonds recovered slightly to 1.39 per cent on 17 June, after falling to a record low of 1.37 per cent in the previous week. Concern about the global economic outlook is weighing on bond yields worldwide, and Sally Auld of JP Morgan says the current bearish environment could see Australia’s 10-year bond yield fall below one per cent by the end of 2019. Steve Miller of Grant Samuel Funds Management says the expectation of further official interest cuts is putting downward pressure on local bond yields.

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JP MORGAN AUSTRALIA LIMITED, GRANT SAMUEL FUNDS MANAGEMENT PTY LTD, ARDEA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PTY LTD, RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

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