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Bond market to benefit from Shanghai-HK stock link
14 Nov 2014
CHINA'S plan to give foreign investors unprecedented access to mainland equities through the Shanghai-Hong Kong exchange link has JPMorgan...
Desperate search for yield keeps global bond prices high
10 Nov 2014
THE global sovereign-bond bull market has embarrassed numerous market strategists, fund managers and other forecasters who were bearish at...
Prime city markets to be shielded from US rate hike: Knight Frank
25 Sep 2014
THE US Federal Reserve's raising of interest rates in 2015 is likely to shake up capital and property markets, but Knight Frank analysts...
BlackRock says 'broken' corporate bond market needs an overhaul
24 Sep 2014
[NEW YORK] BlackRock Inc said the corporate bond market, which is one of the cornerstones of global finance, is "broken" and must be...
Fed flags October end to bond buying
19 Sep 2014
FOR the Federal Reserve, this was the point of no return: an extraordinary half-decade of stimulus and rate cuts has almost certainly come...
Asia's bond markets need more support
26 Aug 2014
IT is a curious fact that while Asia's "emerging" stock markets have become familiar to portfolio investors around the world, the issuance...
Singapore's wealthy lured to risky bonds
02 Aug 2014
SINGAPORE'S millionaires are bankrolling makers of tyre rubber and frozen salmon samosas in their quest for higher returns as smaller...
Bond report: Rating downgrades for European banks
09 Jul 2014
Investors in the bonds of European financial institutions will increasingly be required to take losses during restructurings. As a result...
SEC to make oversight of bond trading a priority
23 Jun 2014
[NEW YORK] The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking to shine a light on trades in the relatively opaque markets for...
ASEAN Bond Market Growth
30 May 2014
ASEAN bond markets are significant in size: Over US$1 trillion of domestic bonds outstanding end-2013, US$178 billion for cross-border
More S'pore-issued Basel III bonds in the offing: Moody's
21 Mar 2014
SINGAPORE banks are expected to issue more Basel III compliant securities, with about 25 per cent of their Basel II securities callable...
Covered bonds seen boosting debt issuance by Singapore lenders
15 Mar 2014
DBS Bank predicts as much as S$10 billion in covered bond sales by banks in Singapore over the next three years as the Republic prepares...
The bond investing free lunch is over
15 Jan 2014
BONDS lived down to expectations last year. The threat of rising interest rates, which had lurked in the ether for five years, finally...
Abenomics: The implications for the Japanese bond market
10 Jan 2014
Following the election of a new government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in December 2012, Japan has embarked on an aggressive new...
Outlook 2014: Asian Bonds
17 Dec 2013
Speculation surrounding when the US Federal Reserve (Fed) intends to ‘taper’ its massive quantitative easing (QE) programme have...
Outlook 2014: US Fixed Income
11 Dec 2013
Schroders Head of US Multi-sector Fixed Income, David Harris, shares what’s in store for US fixed income in 2014.
UK plans to launch Islamic sovereign bond
30 Oct 2013
[LONDON] The UK will launch the first Syariah-compliant sovereign bond issued by a non-Islamic country, British Prime Minister David...
China looking to grow local govt debt market
22 Oct 2013
[SHANGHAI] China may decide next month to expand a trial programme allowing local governments to sell bonds, in response to concerns that...
Indian firms turn to loans as bond yields hit the roof
28 Aug 2013
[MUMBAI] Loan growth in India is picking up from a 2009 low as the highest corporate bond yields since the global financial crisis force...
Eurozone bond market on way to recovery: analysts
19 Aug 2013
[PARIS] The eurozone bond market is gradually recovering from the disruption caused by the debt crisis, analysts say, with the gap in...
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