Rush for havens as market turmoil deepens

Fears over impact on banks from negative central bank rates

Why negative rates may dominate in 2016

Sweden’s Riksbank ups the ante by cutting main repo rate to -0.5%

Government bond prices surge

Sliding equities spur risk aversion

Music stops for buyers of bank coco debt

Coco bonds straddle a no man’s land between debt and equity

Fallen angels are debt market’s disgrace

An artificial distinction at the heart of the debt world undermines investment grade bonds

Europe’s seismic markets in charts

Financial sector rout tracks negative rate fears

Puerto Rico advances utility restructuring

Deal to cut Prepa’s $9bn debt seen as model for other entities

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Puerto Rico creditors make counter offer

Investors seek to avoid haircut while providing debt relief

PE savours winter of discount debt

Funds buy distressed corporate debt and secure double-digit returns

‘Mrs Watanabe’ burnt by Japan Post Bank

New investors suffer as negative rates shatter business model

US yield curve narrows to 8-year low

Flattening in Treasury spreads signals economic fears

Bear market blindsides bank stocks

Profits to be made from scare but there is no harm in waiting

Deutsche Bank shares rally sharply

German bank leads recovery in European financial stocks

Wall Street struggles in choppy trading

Brent oil sinks to two-week low

Icahn nurses paper losses on energy bets

Activist’s company is trading at lowest level in three years

Deutsche eyes multibillion bond buyback

German bank steps up efforts to shore up tumbling shares

EU probes rigging of $1.5tn debt market

Government-sponsored bond issuance under scrutiny

10-year Japanese bond yield below zero

Japan enters new JGB era as yen rises and banking stocks swoon

Investors buy CDS amid bank bond fears

High trading volumes come as Deutsche woes intensify

Why coco bonds are worrying investors

Questions are raised over banks’ ability to make coupon payments