Should we be afraid of higher interest rates?

Robert Scammell looks at rising bond yields and the effect on pension fund values

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Robert Scammell

Government bond yields globally have been moving up significantly over the last six months, with the moves amongst the most dramatic seen for decades. 

Ten-year UK government bond yields have moved up 1.6% from 1% to 2.5% since the start of the year. This is the biggest move over a similar period since 1994. Moves in index linked gilts have been o...

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