Chart o’ the Day: Stock vs Bond Yields Around the World

The one thing that should jump out at you immediately from this BlackRock chart is that the US is the only developed market in which stock dividend yields are lower than the interest rates being offered by that country’s bonds.

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Bottom line: Versus their own historical valuation metrics, US large cap stocks are now fairly valued and versus the rest of the developed world’s equity markets they are a bit expensive.

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