Most recent articles by Christoph Schon, CFA, CIPM
Bond yields trapped by interplay of economic and political news
November saw bond and currency markets driven by a mix of economic news and political risks.
A hike in UK rates may be no walk in the woods
Following 8.5 years of near-zero interest rates and months of conflicting, the Bank of England finally raised its base rate from 0.25% to 0.50% on November 2.
Long yields fall and UK curve flattens after ‘dovish’ BoE rate hike
Last week, we saw government bond yields fall around the globe.
European yields and euro depressed by dovish ECB
Last week, we once again saw US Treasury yields rise sharply, hitting their highest levels since the second Fed rate hike in mid-March.
Pound recovers on Brexit silver lining, as yields and dollar fall
Last week, we saw US government bonds outperform their European rivals. The 10-year Treasury yield ended the week 9 basis points lower, after bond investors revised their inflation and rate hike expectations downwards.