“Much of the Trump rally is already priced in; this way we can protect ourselves against any negative events,” Nicolò Carpaneda, investment director of the retail fixed-interest team at M&G Investments, told the Wall Street Journal.

More investors are beginning to look at bonds as shock absorbers to hedge market risks, which may help maintain a floor on the fixed-income markets.

“We can now expect that government bonds can offer some kind of insurance feature again,” Paul O’Connor, who heads up multiasset investments at Henderson Global Investors, told the WSJ.

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