In this issue

Corporate bonds: High grade paper plays haven role

Inflation-linked bonds: When and where to hedge

30 years on, low rates show no signs of yielding

Markets may be skittish but central banks are priming the pumps

Greek drama

Search for havens boosts corporates

Investment grade corporate credit has won many admirers – perhaps too many

Right and wrong places to hedge with linkers

The ‘linkers’ debate hinges on whether we face deflation or inflation

Safety warning for investors as old certainties disappear

Regulations tout government bonds, but can they still be considered ‘risk-free’

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West’s woes prompt rethink on risk

Emerging market debt markets have matured spurring even greater interest

Sub-inflation gilt returns fuel derisking debate

Some pension funds are choosing alternative bond strategies to match liabilities

Low yields fail to stem flow of funds into munis

A flood of interest in munis may have moved prices higher than they deserve

Spotlight shines on new stars in ETP universe

Passive investment is pouring into fixed income products

Junk bond ETFs attract surge of cash

Hopes of US recovery, low rates fueling record flows for the funds

Lending a hand as banks pull back

Non-bank entities can write their own terms if they take to corporate lending