Outflows seep out of Franklin funds

Group upbeat on outlook despite missing earnings estimates

Negative yields are everywhere

Paying to own something in the hope that its value rises is nothing new

Severn Trent divi cut invites marauders

Interested parties may be encouraged to renew takeover approaches

Wall St rallies as crude prices rebound

Treasuries fall but dollar keeps climbing

Eurozone QE weighs on German bond yields

Bond purchases may weaken the euro and bring a bout of imported inflation

Belarus president triggers bond sell-off

Lukashenko forced to clarify comments after saying country needs to restructure

Risky loan deals hit post-crisis high

Volumes of asset-backed securities jump as higher yields sought

US Fed policy comes under question

Ability to raise rates on current schedule is in doubt

UK 10-year borrowing costs hit record low

Falling inflation and ECB bond-buying create demand for gilts

Sino-Ocean Land in $1.2bn bond issuance

Dollar bond markets reopen to Chinese property groups

Treasuries advance after Fed statement

Dollar climbs but equities retreat

Greek woes push up peripheral bond yields

Rally induced by ECB QE reversed as Greek bank shares dive

Bonds: Caught in a debt trap

The verdict of the markets on central bank policies

Smaller oil groups’ borrowing costs soar

Investors sell bonds in oil producers seen as most at risk of defaulting on their debts

Long-term investors eye project finance pot

Infrastructure funding gap presents opportunities for institutional investors

Stocks hurt by weak earnings and data

Euro extends rally while Greek stocks fall further

Strong demand for Tunisia’s $1bn bond

First unassisted debt sale since Arab Spring sees $4bn of orders

Unilever sells €750m bond at 0.5% yield

Company used positive market mood to borrow at low cost

Bond markets rush to beat blizzard chaos

US corporate borrowers sell more than $6bn in notes and bonds

Small-time traders drive SE Asia futures

Experts warn of need to encourage institutional players