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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...
China relaunch of govt bond futures seen as a boost
07 Aug 2013
[HONG KONG] China's planned relaunch of the long-awaited government bond futures, which could come as early as September this year, will...
DBS Turkish bond debut draws strong orders
03 Aug 2013
DBS Bank has sold its first Turkish bond, a debut by a local bank for deals from that country.
Fed Reserve maintains bond-buying programme
02 Aug 2013
[WASHINGTON, District of Columbia] The US Federal Reserve left unchanged near-zero interest rates and its massive bond-buying programme on...
After June coma, bond market gets fresh legs
30 Jul 2013
[SINGAPORE] After the drought of June where not one bond was sold, July has brought relief with $1.9 billion worth of deals done as fixed...
High yield interest: Asian edition
23 Jul 2013
The first half of 2013 saw a record amount of issuance in the Asian high-yield bond markets. Forty three deals closed raising a total of...
What’s ahead for local government bond market in China?
17 Jul 2013
The Chinese central government’s new guidelines for its pilot municipal bond program represent another significant step towards the...
Bond market shows tentative re-opening
12 Jul 2013
[SINGAPORE] Is the end in sight for the drought gripping the bond market? Some bankers are hopeful, pointing to tentative nibbling in the...
ASEAN bond yields: How far from "normalized" levels?
11 Jul 2013
Emerging markets at risk as bonds dive
10 Jun 2013
THE bursting of the emerging market bond bubble is a worry for both investors and local borrowers.
Rise in bond yields no threat to banks: Kuroda
27 May 2013
WITH an eye to calming the Japanese government bond market, which was in turmoil for much of last week, Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko...
Kansas Fed official hopes bond buying will be cut
13 May 2013
[JACKSON, Wyoming] The Federal Reserve should scale back US bond purchases to reduce the risks of continuing to expand its balance sheet...
Yields at record low, junk bonds still selling well
08 Apr 2013
[NEW YORK] Junk bonds have never been more popular, even if they no longer deserve to be called high-yield bonds, the more polite...
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