Is this the year of the bond? Three funds to consider

Investors should consider exposure to bonds as part of a diversified portfolio

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Is now one of the best times in over a generation to hold bonds? Darius McDermott explores the topic...

Having seen a wholesale repricing in fixed income markets in 2022, bonds are finally offering reasonable levels of income. After posting the weakest year on record, bond markets started 2023 with a bang. Buoyed by receding recession probabilities and a decline in headline inflation across the developed world, fixed income markets have had a remarkable start to 2023. High inflation remains a feature of markets. Likewise, interest rates are still expected to increase, but likely at slightly a slower pace. While some market participants are sceptical the fixed income rally can be sust...

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