Record breaking rates have room to grind lower

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By Mike Turner
07 Aug 2019

Some SSA investors are expecting new records to be broken in European government bond yields, though analysts warned that some sovereigns will still need to actively woo investors if they want to keep their debt prices rising.

UK, Irish, Dutch and German sovereign yields hit new lows this week, with Ireland and the Netherlands seeing their curves turn negative yielding at 10 and 30 years, respectively, for the first time.

There is little sign of this trend stopping, according to some investors.

“The ...

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