Aberdeen Says There Is Little Value Left in Bonds

With global central banks reversing previous monetary policy and the resulting spike in bond yields, James Athey from Aberdeen Asset Management is telling CNBC that there remains little value in the bond markets.  On Monday, the two-year U.S. Treasury note yield hit...

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First-ever ‘Pandemic Bond’ to Combat Outbreaks

Wednesday June 28th saw the launch of the first-ever ‘pandemic bond’ by the World Bank, with the aim to finance rapid response to disease outbreaks. How this works: $500 million raised through this bond issuance supports a Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF)....

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U.S. Bond Yields Jump on back of Draghi’s Comments

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Tuesday shortly after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi delivered upbeat remarks at their annual conference held in Portugal. Key figures: Yield on U.S. 10-year Treasury rose by 7 points to 2.20% on 28 June morning, back to...

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