Gilt yields fall to record low as EU referendum looms

FTSE also down over 1%

Natalie Kenway
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Gilt yields fall to record low as EU referendum looms

The yield on ten-year UK government bonds has fallen to a record low of 1.22% today, as the upcoming vote on Britain's membership in the EU weighs on investor sentiment.

The yield on ten-year gilt yields fell to 1.22%, after previously hitting 1.226% in February 2016 – the lowest level since Bloomberg began collecting data in 1989. With the EU vote just a fortnight...

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