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    Thank fook we're not in the Euro.

    "“Gilts are doing well because Britain is not in the euro zone,” Russell Silberston, a money manager at Investec Asset Management Ltd. in London, said in a Dec. 19 telephone interview. “The U.K. may not be in a much better shape than countries in that region, but it has its own currency and monetary policy to deal with the problem. Investors are willing to pay premiums for that.”
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    U.K. Bonds Prove Best in World as Cameron Sidesteps Stresses in Euro Area - Bloomberg

    How soon before the Germans decide the Euro is too much trouble?
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    and thank fook we're not some third World third rate country like Brazil

    Brazilian economy overtakes UK's, says CEBR

    Hang on, shome mishtake surely!
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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    and thank fook we're not some third World third rate country like Brazil

    Brazilian economy overtakes UK's, says CEBR

    Hang on, shome mishtake surely!
    I find these total GDP comparisons meaningless. Whats the population of Brazil?
    If you have to share the equivalent of £2 trillion between a population of 300 million or 60 million is the real question.
    GDP per person is a better indicator.
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    [QUOTE=sasguru;1452338]I find these total GDP comparisons meaningless. Whats the population of Brazil?
    If you have to share the equivalent of £2 trillion between a population of 300 million or 60 million is the real question.
    GDP per person is a better indicator.[/QUOTE

    Not really, what GDP does Mrs Fat Chav on benefits with her six kids by eight different men shopping at ASDA have?
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    [QUOTE=Paddy;1452350]
    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    I find these total GDP comparisons meaningless. Whats the population of Brazil?
    If you have to share the equivalent of £2 trillion between a population of 300 million or 60 million is the real question.
    GDP per person is a better indicator.[/QUOTE

    Not really, what GDP does Mrs Fat Chav on benefits with her six kids by eight different men shopping at ASDA have?
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    Them damn European funds are dragging down my ISAs.

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    UK Gilts having low interest rate and high demand in BoE prints lots of money to buy them shocker of a story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    UK Gilts having low interest rate and high demand in BoE prints lots of money to buy them shocker of a story.
    You're an economics simpleton. HTH
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    You're an economics simpleton. HTH
    So you are denying that massive BoE purchases of gilts were explicitly designed to provide extra demand and keep gilt interest rates low to create impression that there are no problems in UK?

    Well, there are - gilts might be 2% interest compared to 5-7% Italy, but everybody in UK pays for it with higher inflation of at least 5-6% (real probably much higher), where as eurozone enjoys much lower inflation: 3%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    So you are denying that massive BoE purchases of gilts were explicitly designed to provide extra demand and keep gilt interest rates low to create impression that there are no problems in UK?

    Well, there are - gilts might be 2% interest compared to 5-7% Italy, but everybody in UK pays for it with higher inflation of at least 5-6% (real probably much higher), where as eurozone enjoys much lower inflation: 3%.
    Since you are an economic failure, you have no money to invest.
    Read the article, its about what investors (you know succesful people with money) are doing, not the BofE.
    Assume you had a hew hundred thousand pounds - would you put it in Italin bonds over 10 years?
    The answer is yes, some people are, but want a big return for the risk.

    PS Rather than posting crap on here you should be asking this question
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