Rush into U.S. bonds curbs global stock markets; gold touches 6-year high

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors rushed into the safety of U.S. government bonds on Wednesday, muting a broad stocks rally as fears of a global recession grew. Yields on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to their lowest levels since October 2016, and gold soared to a six-year high, while Continue Reading

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates

LONDON (Reuters) – After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another recession, as well as low inflation for a generation. FILE PHOTO: The flags of China, U.S. and the Chinese Communist Party are displayed in a Continue Reading

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush into bonds: BAML

LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity funds saw massive outflows this week, a sharp reversal from last week’s inflows as pessimism over economic growth gripped investors once again, driving them instead to search for yield in credit and buy safer assets like bonds. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at Continue Reading