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How low yield beat high yield: Japan vs Australia 2000-2009

How low yield beat high yield: Japan vs Australia 2000-2009

Here is a chart showing the counterintuitive decade when “low yield beat high yield”, that is, low-yielding Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs) with a starting yield of 1.2% outperformed Australian government bonds with a much higher yield over 5%.

How low yield beat high yield: Japan vs Australia 2000-2009

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