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Approaching end of interest-rate rises bring bonds back in fashion

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Both the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank still have more interest-rate rises in store, but both have signaled that jumbo increases of 75 basis points or more are unlikely to be repeated  (Photo: iStock)Premium
Both the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank still have more interest-rate rises in store, but both have signaled that jumbo increases of 75 basis points or more are unlikely to be repeated (Photo: iStock)

Government bonds have started to regain their appeal among investors who are starting to anticipate the prospect of interest-rate rises peaking as recession risks grow

This marks a turn in tide for this asset class after it posted one of its worst period in decades in the first half of the year, sending yields sharply higher as rampant inflation forced central banks to raise interest rates swiftly.

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