UK bonds were 2011's top assets

Chris Wheal
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UK bonds were the best performing asset class in 2011, according to Lloyds TSB Private Banking.

Investors enjoyed a return of 13.5% from UK bonds, the largest annual return from this asset class since 1998. UK bonds outperformed international bonds, delivering a total return that was more than double the return from international bonds (5.7%).