The Bank of England's recent indication that interest rates will not rise for years means investors have to continue to look beyond cash for income. An area investors turned to traditionally but fell out of favour following the financial crisis was commercial property funds which invest directly in property. However, investors are once again turning to this area because of attractive yields relative to cash, equities and bonds, with the IPD UK Quarterly Property Index yielding 6.1 per cent (see our report from last month).
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