Why Some Investors Accept Negative-Yielding Foreign Bonds
Global mandates and bets that yields could fall even further below zero have led to fund managers buying negative-yielding bonds from Japan, France, Germany, and Switzerland.
Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz for Morningstar.com. Many foreign bonds are hitting the market with negative yields attached to them. Joining me to discuss this phenomenon is Karin Anderson. She is the associate director of fixed-income manager research for Morningstar.
Karin, thank you so much for being here.
Karin Anderson does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.