Continued worries about Spain and Greece, increasing signs that the weak US recovery is getting weaker and indications that the euro area slumps are deepening push down bond yields in perceived "safe haven" countries.
On her first international trip since 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi is in Thailand to attend a World Economic Forum summit on Friday. Next month she will travel to Europe, collecting while there the Nobel Peace Prize awarded her in 1991.
Some experts warn that Greece can't reduce its current deficit unless Germany and other better-off nations reduce their surpluses. Here's why they're wrong.