Why Invest in Negative Yield Bonds

Global mandates have led to fund managers buying negative-yielding bonds from Japan, France, Germany, and Switzerland

Christine Benz 6 September, 2016 | 2:04PM
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Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz for Morningstar.com. Many foreign bonds are hitting the market with negative yields attached to them. Joining me to discuss this phenomenon is Karin Anderson. She is the associate director of fixed-income manager research for Morningstar.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  is director of personal finance at Morningstar and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances.