Despite bond yields in many markets getting vanishingly low, inflows to bond funds globally have actually accelerated this year.
Last week bond yields globally dropped to the low end of recent ranges and reached new record low levels in Australia, Ardea discuss what investors should think about.
Distortions in short-term money markets are giving rise to attractive, low-risk investment opportunities for fixed income managers.
APRA yesterday announced a series of new measures aimed at reinforcing sound lending practices by financial institutions in Australia.
Over the first half of 2014 financial markets experienced a significant decline in bond yields, with a correspondingly strong period of performance.
Following recent upside surprises in inflation, and the move to a neutral stance by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), we highlight the likely implications for returns on nominal and inflation protected fixed income portfolios.