Investor Views: "I’m Not Worried about the Bond Bubble"

Private investor David Kidd has made good returns from bonds in recent years — but is now looking at ways to reduce his inheritance tax bills

Emma Simon 17 May, 2017 | 1:20PM

Record low interest rates have caused problems for many people seeking an income from their savings. But retired investor David Kidd has managed to earn a decent yield on his portfolio by investing in bonds.

He says: “There have been some excellent opportunities in the bond market in the last 10 years. I’ve made more money from bonds than I have from my equity holdings.

“There have been lots of warnings about a bond bubble. But this doesn’t mean that there haven’t been some excellent investments around for those prepared to take a little more risk with their money.”

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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