The good, the bad and the ugly of EM debt

From Mexico to Venzuela and yields of 3.7% to 18%

Oil price slide hits energy bond investors

Nearly a third of junk-rated energy debt classified as distressed

Indonesian bond yields at year-low

Reforms could shield country from capital outflows

Europe’s QE front runners step up

Markets think it will happen but will not work


European bond yields hit new lows

Borrowing costs fall to historic levels on ECB sovereign debt hopes

Dangerous sparks in the parched bond market

Liquidity risk prompts a push for transparency and electronic trading

Greek yields act as eurozone ‘fear gauge’

Markets are concerned about stalled talks between Athens and its international creditors

Ukraine’s solvency under renewed threat

Government borrowing costs hit record high

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Oil price fall starts to weigh on banks

Barclays and Wells Fargo facing losses on $850m bridge loan

‘Vulture’ hedge funds eye unprotected debt

Attempt to keep forcing payouts from indebted governments

‘Japanification’ can curb long US yields

If yield curve looks like it may invert, stocks will not be happy

EU cash investors navigate negative rates

Use of separately managed money market accounts on the rise amid search for better returns

ECB bond-buying: Last action hero

Mario Draghi’s pledge may see investors head for riskier assets

Ethiopia plans first sovereign bond sale

African country seeks up to $1bn from international investors

No point betting against a strong dollar

Look to US Treasuries instead for a contrarian opportunity

Traders’ credit market concerns grow

ICMA study says there is widespread expectation of correction over horizon

EU bond yields smash records on QE hopes

Likelihood of sovereign debt buying remains questionable

Leading Saudi telecoms group suspends CEO

Trouble at Etihad Etisalat as country opens to investors

Protocol plan to boost bond liquidity

Standardised computer language will speed up trading

Rise of bond funds holds liquidity puzzle

Problems persist even as mutual bond funds reach $7.3tn