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France Joins the US, Germany, and Switzerland in Selling Negative Yield Bonds

Over the past few months Germany, Switzerland and the US have sold bonds with negative yields, meaning that investors are in effect paying those countries to safeguard their capital.

Yesterday the sub-zero club admitted a fourth member:

France sells bonds at negative interest rate

PARIS – France’s government has sold short-term bonds at negative interest rates for the first time, a sign of investor confidence despite concerns about French debts and the wider eurozone.

The full article can be viewed here.



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