Gilt yields hit record low

Jonathan Stapleton
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Gilt yields hit record low

The yield on the benchmark 10 year gilt fell to a record low yesterday, dropping below 1.25% for the first time and bottoming at 1.22%.

By 11am today, yields were standing at 1.24% - compared to over 2% this time last year. Falling bond yields will increase scheme liabilities - leading to a rise in deficits in schemes that do no...

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