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Top Bank Official Calls For Action On Gilts

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Top Bank official calls for action on gilts

By Chris Giles, Economics Editor

Published: February 16 2006 02:00 | Last updated: February 16 2006 02:00

Paul Tucker, head of markets at the Bank of England, urged the government yesterday to alleviate problems caused to pension funds and the wider economy by artificially low yields on long-dated bonds.

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I've not got a great understanding of Treasuries but I think Index Linked Gilts pay cashflows linked to RPI.

Does the strong demand for, and government reluctance to issue, new tranches now indicate that inflation is as low as it will go?

Has Gordon got a Gilt Complex? B) -( ok ok I promise not to give up the day job)

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