Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


Is it time for dividend investors to switch back to bonds? Add to ...

Subscribers Only

It’s a sign of how depressingly low bond yields were that, even after a huge rise in the past year, we’re still not even close to a decent return.

Bond yields have shot up dramatically in the past 12 months, in large part because of expectations that the economic policies of Donald Trump will generate increased economic growth and inflation. The yield on the five-year Government of Canada bond, probably the bond maturity with the most impact on everyday people, has just about doubled over that period.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @rcarrick

Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular