European banks issue record Rmb bonds

Debt total of $2.7bn is five times more than last year

Lending crackdown threatens refinancing

Healthy but very leveraged companies at risk amid rules shake-up

Puerto Rico debt drops after payment miss

Long restructuring process for territory’s $72bn bonds

Athens stocks: Investors rush for exit

Traders crystallise their losses and avoid any more pain

Will US equities follow junk bonds down?

Usual rule may not hold given fixed income indices’ big energy exposure

UK infrastructure lacks homegrown investors

British funds come up against Canadian and Mideast muscle


Europe seeks higher yields of US bonds

Investors pour $5.61bn into Europe-based, US exposed bond ETFs

US jobs report to confirm Fed rate rise

Non-farm payrolls expected to be up by over 225,000 in July

Dollar’s gain slices $100bn off US sales

Stronger greenback adds to difficulties in seeking growth abroad

Puerto Rico on brink of debt default

Territory fails to make $58m bonds payment, says governor

Subdued mood weighs on HK flotation

Collapse in Shanghai and Shenzhen shares damps demand for IPOs

Investors need holiday after testing July

Markets were rocked by Greek debacle and falling Chinese shares

Sovereign bonds: playing the long game

Lengthy debt profiles do not automatically equal lower risk

Bank debt holders face rising risks

Losses loom for those who invest in unsecured senior bonds of lenders in trouble

Why summer storms loom for investors

Pressure on emerging markets adds to Fed rate rise concerns

Blackstone returns to CMBS loan market

Deal highlights financial services group’s rising role in European real estate

GIC expects a decade of low returns

Singapore fund reports best performance since 2005

Investors pull £2.7bn from M&G fund

Cautious positioning hurts performance at leading UK retail fund

Liquidity worries reach US Treasuries

Bond funds face rise in redemptions as rates increase

‘World currency means never saying sorry’

Escape from dollar zone requires Beijing to open up markets, writes James Kynge