Bonds: Risk of cash withdrawal from markets 'underestimated'

Financial markets are underestimating the potential impact of the end of quantitative easing by international central banks, according to a senior financial markets expert.

14th September, 2013

Financial markets are underestimating the potential impact of the end of quantitative easing by international central banks, according to a senior financial markets expert.

Pierre de Weck, formerly head of wealth management at Deutsche Bank, said that the withdrawal of cash from bond markets by world central banks, combined with selling pressure from emerging market holders, were set to send bond prices sharply lower in the months ahead, pushing yields much higher.

"Government bonds look...

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