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Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Betting on Asia’s debt, Europe’s hunt for yield heads east

Published 01/09/2020

SINGAPORE/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Low yields at home are sending some previously shy European investors into Asia’s credit markets, money managers say, lured by the promise [more…]

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Payment holiday parachute might COVID-proof government bonds, top fund says

Published 26/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The option of a one-time payment holiday during times of intense crisis might enable countries to pandemic-proof their bonds, a prominent debt [more…]

China ex-regulator warns on bank funding risk as NCD issues boom

China ex-regulator warns on bank funding risk as NCD issues boom

Published 10/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The former head of China’s securities regulator has raised concern about banks addressing funding shortages by ramping up issues of short-term interbank [more…]

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

U.S. long bond demand raises prospect of whole curve yielding below 1%

Published 03/08/2020

BOSTON/CHICAGO, August 3 (Reuters) - A decline in U.S. Treasury yields over recent weeks has investors eyeing the approach of an unusual phenomenon - the [more…]

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Bond investors wait for more headlines on EU recovery fund

Published 09/07/2020

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Euro zone bond yields held their ground on Thursday with investors’ main focus expected to be any new developments on the European [more…]

Government borrowing costs jump as virus-related support costs climb

Government borrowing costs jump as virus-related support costs climb

Published 18/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Borrowing costs in the United States, euro zone, Britain and Japan surged on Wednesday after two days in which governments across the [more…]

The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets

The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets

Published 23/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From Harley Davidson to Colgate-Palmolive, U.S. companies are flocking to borrow in euros and their record issuance is breathing life into a [more…]

Ocado launches $642 million bond issue to fund robotic warehouse deals

Ocado launches $642 million bond issue to fund robotic warehouse deals

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British online grocer and technology company Ocado has launched a 500 million pounds ($642 million) convertible bond offering, partly to fund the [more…]

Your Money: How to up your bond game with ETFs

Your Money: How to up your bond game with ETFs

Published 19/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most people’s basic knowledge of investing is that their portfolio should be a mix of stocks and bonds. That is usually [more…]

Yields rise on heavy supply at auction and trade hopes

Yields rise on heavy supply at auction and trade hopes

Published 09/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury yields rose on Wednesday, a day that saw a flood of supply and on optimism for progress in U.S.-China [more…]