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Aberdeen Asset Managers urges move to corporate bonds

Aberdeen Asset Managers is advising investors to switch to corporate bonds and convertibles from gilts because it says they offer significantly higher yields.


It points out that with inflation at 2.5 per cent and many corporate bonds yielding 8.5 per cent, real yields of 6 per cent are available.


The fund manager also believes that the best way to achieve income growth is to invest in small and medium-sized companies with the potential to grow market share or expand a niche market.

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