Bond rate peaks: Why investors should buy now

Bond rate peaks: Why investors should buy now

The central banks have already slowed down in their tightening of monetary policy, and now the interest rate peak is in sight. Capital explains why this summer is a good time to put bonds in the portfolio.

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2022 was a terrible year for investments, almost all asset classes fell into the abyss. This also applied to bonds, which in themselves are considered a defensive element in a balanced portfolio. The reason for this was the massive increase in interest rates, which caused the prices of issued bonds to plummet as a result of the adjustment in yields. As a result, around ten-year federal bonds now have a yield of around 2.3 percent again, and US bonds with the same term even 3.5 percent – ​​always calculated on the date of maturity.

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