Debt / Fixed Income Markets

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…]

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

ECB’s De Guindos sees a strong rebound of euro zone economy in third-quarter

Published 01/09/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - The euro zone economy has experienced a strong recovery in the third quarter even though the most recent incoming data in August [more…]

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Brazil’s fiscal fragility stokes funding fears, despite record low rates

Published 01/09/2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s official interest rates and the average cost of servicing its public debt have never been lower, but investors are becoming worried [more…]

Take Five: Impasse!

Take Five: Impasse!

Published 17/08/2020

1/WALL STREET WATCHES WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a fresh dose of stimulus have reached an impasse. Trillions of dollars injected by the Federal Reserve and [more…]

New Zealand new wage subsidy scheme expected to cost $333 million

New Zealand new wage subsidy scheme expected to cost $333 million

Published 17/08/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Finance Minister Grant Robertson said on Monday that the new wage subsidy scheme is forecast to cost about NZ$510 million [more…]

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Stocks dip on lukewarm data- oil falls

Published 14/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stocks fell on Friday as data out of China, the euro zone and the United States put a lid on expectations [more…]

U.S. equity funds post $5.6 billion weekly inflow: Lipper

U.S. equity funds post $5.6 billion weekly inflow: Lipper

Published 13/08/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. equity, municipal and taxable bond funds posted inflows in the week ended on Wednesday, while money market fund saw outflows, according to [more…]

Euro zone investor morale improves in August but recovery sluggish – Sentix

Euro zone investor morale improves in August but recovery sluggish – Sentix

Published 10/08/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor morale in the euro zone rose for a fourth consecutive month in August but the low reading suggests that the coronavirus-hit [more…]

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Coronavirus accelerates European utilities’ digital drive

Published 10/08/2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - When COVID-19 plunged Italy into lockdown, it was decision time at the Verampio power station. The control room, which runs a fleet [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…]