Hawkish BoE sends gilt yields rocketing and other bond market trends

Craig Inches, Head of Short Rates and Cash at Royal London Asset Management, shares his thoughts on several recent trends in the bond market. He highlights how the BoE’s hawkish suggestions have sent gilt yields rocketing, comments on a surprise issuance from Austria, and reflects on the healthy pipeline of new issuance in the primary market as well as the high levels of refinancing within short dated corporate bonds.

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