The last time the German 10-year yield stood at zero
was back in October 2016
The yield for the 10-year German government bond has fallen to 0.15% from a three-year high of 0.762% hit back in February 2018. The last time the German 10-year yield traded...
...in negative territory was back in October 2016. Other than ECB policy, softening German inflation has also weakened the impetus for higher bond yields.