Here’s what happened the last time the bond market crashed

• This article was first published in September 2017

I’ve been talking a lot about inflation this week – rising inflation could be bad news for bonds.

So in the latest in our series on market crashes, I thought we’d take a look at the last time we saw a real panic in the bond market.

The great bond massacre. That was the headline on a Fortune magazine article (by Al Ehrbar) published in 1994.

That year, global bond market investors lost, from peak to trough,...
source: Money Week

2018-10-11 13:32
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