Debt levels are under pressure from higher rates
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Debt levels are under pressure from higher rates

Author: Tristan Sones

February 26, 2018

Bond issuance has been a relatively cost-effective solution in servicing high government debt levels. However, interest rates are now trending higher, exacerbating this dangerous position. Tristan Sones explains how this issue is adding to a wider variance among country returns.

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Written by

Tristan Sones

Tristan Sones, CFA

Vice-President and Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments Inc.

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