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Record number of UK mortgage deals pulled in one day as market chaos spreads

In all, 935 mortgage products were pulled from the market on Tuesday, according to data from money-comparison site Moneyfacts. Photography by Richard Baker | Pictures | Getty Images LONDON – Hundreds of UK residential mortgage deals have been withdrawn after market turmoil raised fears that policy rates could rise to 6% next year. In all, …

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India is unwilling to bend over to include the global bond index to bring in billions

India has ruled out any changes in tax policies that would facilitate the inclusion of state bonds in global indices, according to people familiar with the matter. The government does not plan to waive capital gains taxes, and is concerned that foreign inflows will increase the volatility of domestic markets, said the people, who did …

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The Fed’s rate hike has made some corporate bonds very attractive. How do you benefit from it?

With stocks falling and interest rates rising, investors are getting more excited about corporate bonds than they have been in a generation. One side effect of the Fed’s tightening policy is that it has made interest rates rise everywhere – including in the corporate bond market. But as the professionals point out, investors need to …

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Is it time to buy Treasurys? Here’s how to customize your wallet, according to the professionals

The final threat to stocks now isn’t any macro risk — it’s rising two-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Treasury bonds and relatively risk-free short-term funds are back in the spotlight as the two-year Treasury yield continues to rise. On Wednesday it reached 4.1% – the highest level since 2007. As …

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