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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. June 10, 2016

      The wrong lesson to take from negative yields

      You can definitely have too much of a good thing, and rich-country governments worried that they would lose...

    14. June 10, 2016

      Foreign buyers snap up lowly-rated US corporate debt

      The rally in lowly-rated US corporate debt has attracted investors to the asset class for the first time in seven...

    15. June 9, 2016

      Free Lunch: Weird, wonderful and worthwhile

      Central bankers on a shopping spree The latest phase in the eurozone’s monetary easing began yesterday with the...

    16. June 8, 2016

      Green bond market faces growing pains

      When it was published The Fable of the Bees caused a scandal. The poem, released in 1714 and subtitled Private Vices,...

    17. June 8, 2016

      Utilities, telecoms in focus as ECB starts buying

      Europe’s investment grade corporate bonds are trading near record highs, as the European Central Bank took the first...

    18. June 7, 2016

      European credit markets on edge as ECB poised to buy

      For three months there have been warnings to all in Europe’s corporate bond market that sluice gates will soon open to...

    19. June 5, 2016

      Rebound in distressed debt boosts investors

      Distressed debt investors have experienced their best returns since the financial crisis, providing a rare boost for...

    20. June 3, 2016

      Investors put brakes on high-grade corporate bonds

      The pace of flows into high-grade corporate bond funds slowed in the past week as investors worried that a recent rally...

    21. June 2, 2016

      Corporate bonds join negative yield club

      More than $36bn of corporate bonds with a short-term maturity currently trade with a sub-zero yield as the European...

    22. June 2, 2016

      ECB helps put US corporate bonds in sweetspot

      Home is not where the yield is for investors in Europe and Japan. The use of increasingly unconventional policies by...

    23. June 1, 2016

      A guide to the ECB’s corporate bond purchases

      In June, the European Central Bank launches its latest bid to stimulate the eurozone economy and lift inflation by...

    24. May 31, 2016

      China push in international bonds to support weakening renminbi

      Chinese companies’ near-record offshore borrowing in May was partially the result of Beijing’s efforts to support the...

    25. May 26, 2016

      Gogo bond — going, going, gone

      Gogo, the in-flight internet provider, has pulled a bond it issued three days ago, taking the debt out of the hands of...

    26. May 25, 2016

      European equities top list of bad trades

      Of all the predicted winning trades for 2016 that have backfired spectacularly, buying European equities tops the list...

    27. May 24, 2016

      Triple A quality fades as companies embrace debt

      The triple A rated company is nearly extinct. Just a handful of companies in the world retain the coveted rating from...

    28. May 24, 2016

      Chinese banks lead ‘green’ bond boom

      A surge in Chinese bank borrowing for environmental projects has pushed emerging market borrowers’ use of the so-called...

    29. May 23, 2016

      Bond sale planned for £4.2bn London ‘super sewer’

      The company behind London’s new £4.2bn “super sewer” has launched a bond sale to raise £200m-£400m as it seeks to find...

    30. May 20, 2016

      US companies’ cash pile hits $1.7tn

      Five US tech giants are hoarding more than half a trillion dollars, a record sum that underscores how cash has become...

    31. May 20, 2016

      Hunt for yield sees foreign investors race into US bond funds

      The demand for yield accelerated in the past week as investors piled into high-grade US corporate bond funds, providing...

    32. May 20, 2016

      Global corporate defaults rise at fastest pace since 2009

      More than 70 corporate borrowers have defaulted across the world so far this year, piling up at the fastest pace since...

    33. May 20, 2016

      Geely Auto’s green bond to clean up London’s air

      Investors from some of the world’s most polluted cities are backing London’s efforts to clean up its air after Geely...

    34. May 19, 2016

      Corporate euro debt surges ahead of ECB bond buying

      A string of euro-denominated bond sales on Thursday reflected robust momentum in Europe’s credit markets as companies...

    35. May 19, 2016

      Bankruptcy experts eye Asia boom as debt fears grow

      It says a lot about the potential for corporate restructuring in the region that Josef Athanas is preparing to forego...

    36. May 13, 2016

      Global equities suffer investor flight

      Investors are pulling money from global equity funds at their fastest pace since 2011, as benchmark indices stall ahead...

    37. May 13, 2016

      Europe’s corporate bond market hums ahead of ECB

      The imminent arrival of the European Central Bank as a buyer of corporate debt handed the region’s bond market its...

    38. May 13, 2016

      ECB lifts more of the lid on corporate bond-buying plan

      The European Central Bank has lifted the lid on its corporate bond buying programme next month, which has generated...

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