Debt / Fixed Income Markets

Qatar says it will invest $3 billion in Pakistan: state news agency

Qatar says it will invest $3 billion in Pakistan: state news agency

Published 24/06/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar is making $3 billion dollars worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, state news [more…]

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Published 24/06/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning [more…]

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Mini-bill plan creates fissures within Italy’s League

Published 24/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A controversial plan for Italy to issue so-called mini-bills to settle overdue state payments is opening cracks within the country’s ruling League [more…]

India central bank deputy governor Acharya resigns before end of term

India central bank deputy governor Acharya resigns before end of term

Published 24/06/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has resigned six months before the scheduled end of his term in office, [more…]

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Rival in UK PM race calls on frontrunner Johnson to answer…

Published 23/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, came under renewed pressure on Sunday to explain the circumstances of a [more…]

Lords of the Ring: Can ‘smart’ ring give BlackRock fund managers…

Lords of the Ring: Can ‘smart’ ring give BlackRock fund managers…

Published 21/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine ‘Big Data’ for that edge over rivals, the world’s [more…]

Australia’s central bank says ‘likely’ will have to cut rates again

Australia’s central bank says ‘likely’ will have to cut rates again

Published 18/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s central bank believes it will likely have to cut interest rates further from the current record low of 1.25% in order [more…]

Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Betting the house: investors demand higher premiums for risky…

Published 18/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors in Australian mortgage bonds are demanding higher premiums to buy the riskiest tranches of new debt, as a slowing economy stokes [more…]

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow

Published 14/06/2019

HONG KONG/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the [more…]

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP’s pension…

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP’s pension…

Published 14/06/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd’s pension fund units following concerns regarding its [more…]