Time to Seek a higher return

As cash and bonds become less attractive, stocks with strong fundamentals, such as Seek, are worth a look.

PORTFOLIO POINT: Online jobs advertiser Seek is issuing notes offering an annualised yield well above current government bond returns.

Last Friday was a historic moment in the history of government-issued debt: Australian 10-year bond yields closed at a record low of just 2.8%, having averaged over 6% for the better part of 40 years.

Chart 1: Australian 10-year bonds

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