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The impacts of rising bond yields

With a decade of record-low interest rates, retail investors have previously steered away from the bond market and have focused their capital on equity markets. Now that the Federal Reserve has announced a rise in rates, should we be worried? Considering the current level of global household debt, a small rise in rates could have a dramatic impact on the Australian and global economies.

With a decade of record-low interest rates, retail investors have previously steered away from the bond market and have focused their capital on equity markets. Now that the Federal Reserve has announced a rise in rates, should we be worried? Considering the current level of global household debt, a small rise in rates could have a dramatic impact on the Australian and global economies.