What are bond yields and why they matter

Wednesday 10th march 2021

Government bond yields have been rising sharply in the last month. Why does this matter? On today’s podcast Paul Kavangh from Patronus Partners joins Phil Dobbie to explain how bond yields work and why inflation fears have been driving them higher. Does this mean we could see interest rates sooner rather than later? Nope. Paul explains hwo central banks will keep buying up government bonds to keep the yields in check.

Also today, did Piers Morgan stage manage his own walkout, was the return to school premature and will reducing flight levies really create a more connected UK?

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