Category Archives: Economics

  • Thoughts on low yields

    Posted on 14 April, 2013 by Robert Pullan in Debt, Economics.

    Low gilt and corporate bond yields have been with us for some time now: since 1994, 1998, 2003, 2009 …. Take your pick! How much longer? This thought piece goes back in history to the years 2000 to 2002 and looks at events in the context of writings from that period. Without once saying Japan […]

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  • Abenomics in Japan

    Posted on 9 April, 2013 by Robert Pullan in Economics, Investments.

      JGB yields are approaching the lows of 2003. The lowest close from 12 June 2003, on the day after Work and Pensions secretary Andrew Smith bolted the stable door with the horses inside, was a yield of 0.44% on the 10 year. There was no causation one way or the other between this UK […]

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