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#ChartStorm: 1/17
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#TreasuryBills #GovernmentBonds #Yields
2) Here I'll cover 6 stock market indices in 4 countries:

In order to compare the relative performances, I've chosen a pre-pandemic basis, which is 31/12/2019 closing values.

As Nasdaq, S&P500 and DJI are denominated in US dollars, but the others not, returns are misleading.
3) I have adjusted the data, and now all are denominated in US dollars.

#BIST returns are still amazing with its 30.4%, but not striking as above. Besides it is positive only after Sep'22. #Nasdaq is leading with 36.2% return. #Nikkei225 is the only index below pandemic level.
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"The Bond Paradox: Why Longer Term Bonds Yield Less than Short Term Bonds?"

Yield= Return of Investment on Bond


1) During this current period of uncertainty, investors may be willing to accept lower yields on safer longer-term bonds.

#Powell #TreasuryBills #Fed
This can increase demand for longer-term bonds.

When the demand for a bond increases, its price goes up, leading to investors buying bonds at a premium and ultimately resulting in a decrease in yield or return.
2) Central banks may increase short-term interest rates to control inflation or cool down an overheating economy.

Investors may opt for fixed deposits with banks as they offer a more attractive rate of return, causing a decline in demand for existing shorter-term bonds.
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