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The entire government yield curve in Denmark is a hair’s breadth away from turning negative, setting a milestone in the history of interest rates as investors wager on more monetary stimulus in Europe.

The benchmark yield on Denmark’s debt due 2039, the longest maturity for government securities, dropped to a record low of 0.028 percent on Tuesday after dovish comments by European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi. Denmark pegs its krone to the euro, forcing the central bank in Copenhagen to closely track the ECB’s every step.

The amount of bonds globally with negative yields surged to a record $12.5 trillion this week. Danish two-, five- and ten-year securities are already trading with below-zero yields, while 30-year Swiss obligations fell into negative territory Tuesday.

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