Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP
Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP
Kerry Craig
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Kerry Craig

Bond investors chasing yield should look further afield to shake off the blues

  • The ultra-low interest rates adopted to fight off global economic malaise have made government paper in developed markets less attractive
  • Corporate credit and emerging market debt will have to be part of the playbook, and investors must do their homework to identify the companies and sectors that would do well in a pandemic

Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP
Attendees of an expo in Beijing showcasing Chinese and foreign telecom companies walk past an advertisement for 5G cellular technology on October 14. Amid the economic devastation wrought by Covid-19, sectors such as technology, health care and telecommunications have outperformed others. Photo: AP
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