Jenny Cosgrave is a writer/producer at CNBC.com covering the buy side, economics and markets. Previously she worked as a correspondent for Investment Week, covering the U.K. asset management industry.
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After a broad sell-off in the bond market in May and June, investors disagree over the value of investing in government paper. Higher yields look attractive as a tactical play for some, but others told CNBC that sovereign bonds no longer act as a buffer to risk assets.
A majority of people across the globe believes China will eventually eclipse the United States as the world's leading economy, a new survey released on Thursday showed, although America is still widely seen as holding on to the top spot.
The latest report from the U.K.'s Office of Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) showed that despite the "austerity rhetoric", the government is nowhere near its deficit reduction targets.
The second quarter's fall-off in commodity prices has led some investors to turn bullish on the asset class, and search for cheap buying opportunities.
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