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Han Dieperink: Corporate bonds fit back into portfolio

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Over the past 12 months, the yield on corporate bonds has been as much as minus 22 per cent. As a result, the effective yield on investment grade corporate bonds has now risen to 5.5 per cent at a duration of just over 6 years. This is in line with the return earned on investments according to the tax authorities, on which 31 per cent tax has to be paid this year.

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