No Yield, No Problem as Global Bonds Rally Most on Record: Chart

Bonds are surging the most on record as investors seek the relative safety of fixed-income securities. The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Broad Market Index has returned 4.7 percent in 2016, the best start to a year based on data going back to 1997. The rally has pushed 10-year yields down to almost zero in Germany, and they are negative in Switzerland and Japan.

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