Bonds continued to show weakness as Canadian plans saw their holdings gain only 0.1 per cent in the last three months as DEX Universe Bond Index yields increased for a third straight quarter. Year-to-date, bond holdings declined 1.7 per cent while the DEX Long Term index lost 5.9 per cent and DEX Real Return Bonds are down 11.4 per cent.About RBC Investor & Treasury Services RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is a specialist provider of asset servicing, custody, payments and treasury services for financial and other institutional investors worldwide. We serve clients from 18 locations across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. We deliver custodial, advisory, financing and other services to safeguard clients' assets, maximize liquidity and manage risk in multiple jurisdictions. RBC I&TS is ranked among the world's top 10 global custodians, with USD 3.1 trillion ( CAD 3.1 trillion) in client assets under administration (as at April 30 2013).
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