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Lisa Abramowicz: If every bond's a winner, why so many losers?

Lisa Abramowicz 

Lisa Abramowicz If you bought bonds at the end of last year and just hung onto them, you probably have a little extra spending money in your pocket. In some cases, you may have cashed in big time. Brazilian government bonds, for example, are up more than 10 per cent so far this year. Russian sovereign debt has gained more than four per cent, as have Japanese government bonds. Junk bonds globally are up more than three per cent, while longer-dated US Treasuries have generated a 7.6 per cent return. Read more from our special coverage on "BONDS"Govt to buyback inflation-indexed bond worth Rs 3,298 crore to ...

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First Published: Sat, March 26 2016. 21:46 IST