“The measures taken by the central banks are becoming more intense. At an early press conference, the European Central Bank (ECB) already anticipated further easing of monetary policies in March. The real economy is reacting to this less and less. On Tuesday, the decennial Swiss reached a historic yield low, on 23.02.2016 it fell to -0.42% interest – an all-time low.” (Source: Neue Zürcher Zeitung, NZZ, 24.02.2016, 07:00)

Why can one still get 5% interest on a bond in this day and age?