Don’t be spooked by negative interest rates, they can help us

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Don’t be spooked by negative interest rates, they can help us

In this sea of no yield, SA could offer an island of juicy yield for global capital ... if we sort ourselves out first

Mark Barnes

Negative interest rates are a weird thing. Never mind counterintuitive, they’re downright confusing. 

In a world of negative interest rates, you have to pay someone to look after your money instead of them paying you to use it ... seriously.

Imagine a world where you can take out a home loan and end up paying back less than you borrowed to buy the house in the first place? A Danish bank has led the way in launching the world’s first such mortgage bond...

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