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Institutional Investor (March 25)

2020/ 03/ 26 by jd in Global News

Due to the “historic buying opportunity,” a few “hedge funds legends” are “quietly contacting investors” These “superstar managers” are “making an exception” and reopening their funds to new investors citing “the massive drop in asset prices catalyzed by the novel coronavirus pandemic.”

 

The Economist (June 8)

2019/ 06/ 09 by jd in Global News

“The long-term decline in bond yields” has entered “a new phase.” Tumbling precipitously, “the yield on a ten-year Treasury bond has plunged from 2.5% to 2.1% in the past month. Ten-year Bund yields have turned negative again and have reached a new all-time low.” All of this begs a fundamental question, “What will happen when interest rates eventually start to rise again?” It may seem that “the whole edifice of asset prices is founded on a low-rate regime. But what if that regime were to come to an abrupt eventual end?”

 

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