Money 2013: Dilemmas for bond investors

By Jonathan Underhill In Money, Money 2013

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28th February, 2013
When the Reserve Bank lifts interest rates late this year or early next, it will possibly be the first such move by a central bank anywhere in the developed world. Traders are betting Australia’s central bank will cut its cash rate in the next 12 months as investment in its mining boom peaks and the rest of its economy fails to do enough to take up the slack. In the US, Europe and Japan, central banks will need to take a range of unusual measures, such as quantitative easing, before they can consider lifting interest rates from record lows. But it is hard to find a professional investor ...

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