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Bond markets are signalling trouble for all of us as yields rise. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Is the era of free and easy government borrowing drawing to a close? Governments everywhere have been able to spend vast sums of money in order t(...)

 Bank of England governor Mark Carney is very concerned by the new market circumstances. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/WPA Pool/Getty Images

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Bond markets, especially government bond markets, were supposed to be safe-haven, boring assets which rarely made h(...)