Bond yields have declined remarkably since 2008, with a growing proportion now below zero. Here we highlight some extreme instances of ultra-low yields and look at what they mean for investors.
Deciding how much money to withdraw from savings to provide an income in retirement is a highly complex and challenging concept. This is true even for experienced professionals who work with uncertainty around investment strategies and longevity for their day job. How long do I expect to live? How well do I expect my assets to perform? How much do I expect that I need to spend?
In a world of low bond yields, many investors struggle to extract a decent income from their portfolios, but European shares could be a potentially attractive option.
Investing in a negative yielding bond effectively locks in a loss, but can still be a rational thing to do. Here we look at six reasons why.
Investors on the lookout for ways to invest more responsibly may have overlooked the ESG characteristics inherent in many municipal bonds.