Gilt yields sink to record lows as investors shelter from storm

Investors are continuing to pile into gilts as fears deepen that the global economy could be teetering on the brink of a double-dip recession.

This week UK, US and German 10-year government bond yields all sank to record lows, with UK 10-year gilts hitting 2.88%, below this century's low of 2.93%. Earlier this week, the Japanese yen strengthened...

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