Recent volatility in equity markets underscores the role of bonds in a balanced portfolio both as a way of generating modest total returns and importantly, as a means of hedging and diversifying risk, writes John Woods. Photo: Xinhua
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John Woods

Keep bonds on the books but it is also time to explore equities

Credit Suisse forecasts 10-year Treasury yields will move no higher than 3 per cent over the next 12 months – from 2.9 per cent currently – suggesting only a limited move higher from current levels

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Recent volatility in equity markets underscores the role of bonds in a balanced portfolio both as a way of generating modest total returns and importantly, as a means of hedging and diversifying risk, writes John Woods. Photo: Xinhua
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