The debate that has dominated the early part of 2013 is whether an impending move into equities could undermine the rationale for the bond market investing. But the picture is, at best, mixed, especially in the US junk bond market, where the highest in-flows into high yield bond funds in six months have been reported. Whether that signals a renewed appetite for risk is difficult to judge, but what is clear is that low interest rates are still forcing investors to hunt high and low for decent income.
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