"We never had any illusions as to who we are dealing with. It was clear to us that after the Cold War ended, Washington and its NATO satellites sought total hegemony and wanted to resolve their own development challenges at the expense of others." -- Sergey Lavrov's article for Razvedchik news magazine (24/3/2023)

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So a few months back, this was causing bond yields to rise high enough that the market started a downtrend again from the summer until October.  Too many bonds being sold.