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    1. August 25, 2016

      ECB bond buying drives gap for European fixed-income investors

      A wider gap between the price of highly rated European corporate bonds and the cost to insure the same debt against...

    2. August 25, 2016

      As China nears exhaustion investors must look elsewhere

      With the Olympics just ended, we are refreshed in the terminology of physical exhaustion: athletes hit the wall, suffer...

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      It is a tumultuous time for Latin America’s capital markets, with oil prices, scandal ...
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    1. August 23, 2016

      Bank of England’s corporate bond-buying faces uphill climb

      Vodafone wasted no time. Twenty-four hours after the Bank of England announced in early August it would buy...

    2. August 18, 2016

      Desperate investors turn to US junk bond market

      Despite the global economy still swimming in debt, investors are suffering an acute and worsening yield shortage. At...

    3. August 16, 2016

      Junk bond rally shrugs off Brexit risk

      Investors could be forgiven for thinking that after Britain’s shock decision to leave the EU and upend the geopolitical...

    4. August 14, 2016

      UK business revels in low-rate regime

      For nearly a decade, companies have lived with ultra-low interest rates across the West. The UK took a step further...

    5. August 12, 2016

      Value of negative-yielding bonds hits $13.4tn

      The value of negative-yielding bonds swelled to $13.4tn this week, as negative interest rates and central bank bond...

    6. August 12, 2016

      Hedge funds increase bets against Spain’s OHL

      Hedge funds have upped their bets against the shares of Obrascón Huarte Lain, one of Spain’s largest construction...

    7. August 11, 2016

      Yield to temptation as bond incomes fall

      For all the wailing about negative bond yields, governments are still finding a ready market to sell bonds to...

    8. August 11, 2016

      August delivers historic bond rally

      August usually serves up either torpor or a shock event for investors. This summer is being defined by a stunning surge...

    9. August 11, 2016

      US bonds: where credit is due

      This time is different. Sort of. After a hiccup at the beginning of 2016, US credit markets are roaring again. Most...

    10. August 9, 2016

      Rising benchmark raises borrowing costs for companies

      Companies face their first increase in borrowing costs since the financial crisis as incoming rules for prime money...

    11. August 8, 2016

      Sterling bonds set to break records

      Sterling corporate bonds are set to record their best performance in a generation as the Bank of England’s latest...

    12. August 8, 2016

      US companies tap global demand for bonds

      Record-low interest rates are no barrier for US companies finding buyers for their debt thanks to a relentless global...

    13. August 7, 2016

      Will a stronger dollar rumble markets? Big questions for the week

      Here’s what we are watching at FT Markets as a new week beckons. How long does the calm last? It’s August and more...

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      August 5, 2016

      Vodafone bond offers glimpse of BoE impact

      To get an idea of the potential impact of the Bank of England’s £10bn corporate bond buying programme, look no further...

    15. August 5, 2016

      High-yield bond funds suffer first redemptions since June

      High-yield bond funds suffered their first redemptions since June during the past week in a sign that investor nerves...

    16. August 4, 2016

      India’s top power group sells ‘green’ masala bond

      India’s largest power group has raised Rs20bn ($299m) in masala bonds and added a twist to what is only the second deal...

    17. August 2, 2016

      Microsoft sells $20bn of debt to fund LinkedIn deal

      Microsoft jolted fixed income investors to life on Monday when it sold nearly $20bn of debt to fund its takeover of...

    18. August 1, 2016

      Vodafone taps Brexit bond rally with 33-year debt

      Vodafone sold its longest sterling bond on Monday, underlining the appeal of low yields for borrowers prepared to tap...

    19. July 28, 2016

      Energy junk bonds under pressure from sliding oil price

      An accelerating drop in oil prices threatens a five-month rally in high-yield energy bonds, reigniting the relationship...

    20. July 28, 2016

      Investors weigh arguments for BoE corporate bond buying

      A week from now, Bank of England officials will conclude one of their most important policy meetings of the decade as...

    21. July 27, 2016

      Chinese default exposes creditor anger at political interference

      A series of bond defaults in north-east China is exposing creditors’ frustration at the lack of a transparent process...

    22. July 25, 2016

      Bond investors wary of threat from potential ‘fallen angels’

      Bob Dylan won favourable reviews for the “easy-going charm” of his latest album, Fallen Angels, released in May. There...

    23. July 25, 2016

      Fund houses step up to fill corporate lending gap

      Asset managers have bought nearly two thirds of corporate bonds issued since the financial crisis, according to new...

    24. July 21, 2016

      ECB gets bang for its euro in corporate bond-buying

      Prices of European corporate bonds have risen since the European Central Bank announced in March it would begin to buy...

    25. July 20, 2016

      Bond investors need to focus on the fallout of a Trump presidency

      As the Republican national convention unfolds in Cleveland, Brexit-shocked investors are now considering the reality...

    26. July 18, 2016

      Teva finalises bond sale of $15bn

      Israeli pharmaceuticals group Teva finalised one of the year’s largest corporate bond sales on Monday, tapping investor...

    27. July 14, 2016

      UK corporate borrowing costs return to pre-Brexit level

      The cost of borrowing for UK companies has fallen back to levels seen before the referendum, as the debt market...

    28. July 12, 2016

      Corporate bond market risks pricing for perfection

      For investors prepared to brave Britain’s high street, senior bonds issued by New Look, the fashion retailer, offer an...

    29. July 11, 2016

      Need for yield sends bond and equity prices in lockstep to record

      A fundamental relationship between bonds and equities has broken down as the pressure for returns intensifies in an...

    30. July 8, 2016

      Investors shift into corporate bonds with eye on higher returns

      Investors poured money into corporate bond funds over the past week, as demand for fixed rate returns accelerated...

    31. June 30, 2016

      Risky UK corporate bonds rebound on return of confidence

      Lloyds on Thursday became the first European bank to market new bonds to US investors since Brexit, a sign of growing...

    32. June 30, 2016

      Brazilian bankruptcies create opportunities for debt investors

      From apartments and cars to coffins, liposuction and toilet roll, there are few things that cannot be bought in...

    33. June 29, 2016

      Credit markets open up as companies sell debt

      Beer company Molson Coors reopened corporate bond markets on both sides of the Atlantic by launching a €800m bond on...

    34. June 29, 2016

      Molson Coors sells $5.3bn of bonds to fund acquisition

      Beer company Molson Coors braved the post-Brexit volatility, selling $5.3bn of bonds on Tuesday in the first...

    35. June 28, 2016

      Verizon dials into $1.2bn bond backed by mobile phone contracts

      Verizon is marketing a $1.2bn bond backed by mobile phone contracts, the first of its kind in the US, which could pave...

    36. June 23, 2016

      Slower deal activity set to sap bond sales

      A slide in takeover activity looms over corporate bond markets after a brisk start to the year, posing a challenge for...

    37. June 16, 2016

      Lloyds Banking Group wins £3bn bond case

      Thousands of investors have been dealt a blow after the UK Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favour of Lloyds Banking...

    38. June 13, 2016

      ECB reveals scale of opening corporate bond buying

      The European Central Bank’s expansion into the corporate bond market resulted in buying representing a tenth of daily...

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