Here are all the billions investors are missing out on because of negative interest rates (JPY, EUR)
|09/24/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Fixed-income investors would be doing a lot better if interest rates — and the yields on their investments — were higher.
As of September 12, the total global stock of negative-yielding sovereign debt was $10.9 trillion, according to a note on Tuesday from Fitch Ratings.
“Weighted average sovereign yields for the 14 countries with negative-yielding debt remain near all-time lows,” wrote Robert Grossman, the head of macro credit, in the note.
The huge bond-buying programs of some of the world’s largest economies along with investors’ desire for a reliable and steady source of income has driven bond prices higher. And when bond read more >>>