Powerless Pension Providers: Low Yields, High Pressure

Many in society currently live under the assumption that even if they do not save much throughout their working years, they can rely on their pension pot during retirement. Recent developments however, have flagged up the struggles pension providers currently face.  Continue reading “Powerless Pension Providers: Low Yields, High Pressure”

Negative Interest Rates: Who’s Interested?

Wednesday marked a key moment for the German 10-year government bonds (or bunds as they are known). While they have been trading at negative yields for a while now, it was the first time that a new Bund was issued at a negative yield. This implies that investors now effectively pay Germany to borrow their money. Continue reading “Negative Interest Rates: Who’s Interested?”