Are Bonds Attractive at 3%?

The US 10-year Treasury yield hit 3% for the first time in more than four years this week. Are bonds attractive investments again, or will yields continue to rise?

David Brenchley 26 April, 2018 | 12:32PM
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The US 10-year Treasury yield crept above 3% for the first time since 2014 on Wednesday, having threatened this key level for a few months now.

Historically, 3% has been seen as an attractive level for more cautious investors, meaning they are more likely to switch out of risk assets like equities and entrust their savings to the safety of the US Government.

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David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk