HSBC warns returns on gilts, treasuries, german bonds may disappoint

20th November 2012

Investors should be wary of the safe haven government bonds in the UK, US and Germany given that yields are at their lowest for very many years and inflation is a significant risk in the medium term, says HSBC Global Asset Management.

The fund manager points out that core government bonds have been the success story of recent years, boosted by extraordinary policy responses which have favoured the asset as base rates

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