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    1. July 5, 2015

      European banks rush to issue samurai bonds

      European banks are rushing to issue yen-denominated bonds on the back of Japanese investor demand, as the Greek crisis...

    2. July 1, 2015

      Bond traders face pitfalls of technology

      As anyone with a laptop, mobile phone or even battery-powered torch understands, technology can go wrong. And it is no...

    1. June 30, 2015

      Greek heat dries up new stock sales in EU

      New bond and equity sales have dried up in Europe as companies and financial institutions await a resolution of the Greek...

    2. June 25, 2015

      Debt issuance poised for bumper summer

      Bond markets will have a summer to remember if Greece and its creditors resolve their differences. Uncertainty caused by...

    3. June 23, 2015

      Bank of China set for four-currency bond sale

      Bank of China is poised to launch the world’s first multibillion four-currency bond deal in an eye-catching effort to...

    4. June 19, 2015

      Greece worries cast a cloud over bond funds’ summer

      During the credit crisis of 2007-2008, the flagship loan funds of asset manager Eaton Vance were inundated with redemption...

    5. June 17, 2015

      Fitch warns on repo threat to bank funding

      An important source of short-term funding for banks remains vulnerable in the event of substantial bond-market turmoil,...

    6. June 15, 2015

      US junk bond sell-off entices investors

      The US junk bond sell-off — culminating last week in the biggest investor outflow since 2014 — has begun to entice asset...

    7. June 15, 2015

      Companies issue record levels of perpetual debt

      Global issuance of corporate bonds that may never be redeemed has surged to record levels as companies lock in finance at...

    8. June 12, 2015

      Bond market liquidity dominates conversation

      Forget the usual medley of financial industry bugbears. Greece is so 2011-12, debt ceiling brinkmanship is now yawn-worthy,...

    9. June 10, 2015

      Investors dump junk exchange traded funds as bond turmoil spreads

      Investors are accelerating their withdrawal of money from one of the riskiest areas of the US credit market, tracked by...

    10. June 9, 2015

      Corporate China goes on a borrowing binge

      When Kaisa Group Holdings, the Shenzhen-based property developer, defaulted on a US dollar bond offer a few months ago, it...

    11. June 9, 2015

      Emerging market bond sell-off gathers pace

      Speculation about an economic revival in developed nations has led to the largest monthly sell off in emerging market debt...

    12. June 8, 2015

      Corporate debt market sees signal from M&A surge

      A testing May has turned into a torrid June for the US corporate bond market, vaporising returns and sending borrowing costs...

    13. June 5, 2015

      Eurozone bond gains for 2015 erased

      Investment gains for 2015 from owning eurozone sovereign, financial and corporate debt were erased this week as slumping...

    14. June 4, 2015

      Manchester United is calling the shots

      Football can be a brutal business. Top assets are prone to lose form, get hurt or break contracts. A club can miss out on...

    15. June 4, 2015

      Why investors will make 100-year loans

      Petrobras is a Brazilian state oil company engulfed last year by a multibillion-dollar bribery and kickback scandal. Would...

    16. June 3, 2015

      High court rules against Lloyds in investor challenge over bonds

      A high court has ruled against Lloyds Banking Group’s decision to redeem certain high-interest bonds in a boost to thousands...

    17. June 3, 2015

      EM most at risk from bond market ‘tantrums’

      The recent volatility in fixed income markets has once again highlighted a “global warming” in financial markets: the price...

    18. June 2, 2015

      British Land joins rush to tap demand for convertible bonds

      British Land tapped strong investor demand for convertible bonds with a £350m deal on Tuesday, underscoring the attraction...

    19. June 2, 2015

      Europe’s private debt funds enter public eye

      In 1951 — the year Hank Williams and his Drifting Cowboys sang of a “Cold, Cold Heart” and the US started test-firing bombs...

    20. June 1, 2015

      Petrobras returns to selling debt with rare century bond

      Petrobras has made a defiant return to international capital markets after being shunned by investors for more than a year,...

    21. May 31, 2015

      Demand for US corporate bonds will vastly exceed supply

      Demand from US pension plan sponsors for corporate bonds will vastly exceed supply over the next five years, leading to a...

    22. May 27, 2015

      Europe’s corporate borrowers look to capital market union

      Financiers and policy makers are spearheading the drive to create a vibrant eurozone corporate bond market — one that can...

    23. May 26, 2015

      US companies dominate eurozone bond sales

      US companies are selling euro denominated debt at a record pace this year, with Eli Lilly on Tuesday the latest issuer...

    24. May 20, 2015

      Bond ‘tantrum’ stops bank euro debt sales

      Sales of euro-denominated bank debt have dried up following this month’s bond “tantrum”, with markets focused on whether...

    25. May 20, 2015

      Carlos Slim looks set to further sell down stake in KPN

      Carlos Slim has raised about €3bn through a convertible bond sale using the large stake that remains from a failed bid to...

    26. May 19, 2015

      US corporate debt sales move beyond $100bn for May

      The US bond market enjoyed another strong day of issuance on Tuesday, with corporate debt sales powering past the $100bn...

    27. May 19, 2015

      Hurdles remain in reviving single-name CDS

      The credit derivatives market started life with good intentions, designed as a risk management tool to help banks manage...

    28. May 19, 2015

      Wall St eyes revival of crisis derivative

      Banks and large investors are seeking to revive a derivative market widely blamed for its role in fanning the financial...

    29. May 19, 2015

      US debt issuers unfazed by rate rise risk

      When the “taper tantrum” unleashed by the Federal Reserve’s plans to trim its quantitative easing programme clobbered bond...

    30. May 18, 2015

      US blue-chips sell euro-denominated corporate bonds

      McDonald’s and United Technologies were the latest big US companies to take advantage of lower borrowing costs in the...

    31. May 18, 2015

      EU money funds turn to corporate debt

      European money market funds have increased their exposure to short-term corporate debt in an unusual move that underlines a...

    32. May 17, 2015

      Bondholders to have day in court with Lloyds Bank

      Lloyds Banking Group is being taken to court this week by hundreds of disgruntled bondholders over the lender’s plans to buy...

    33. May 14, 2015

      Treasury sells 30-year bonds above expected yield

      The US sale of $16bn 30-year Treasury bonds attracted lack lustre demand on Thursday, after two strong auctions of...

    34. May 13, 2015

      Eurozone debt sales set for rebound

      US companies are coaxing eurozone debt markets back to life after the recent rise in bond yields squeezed credit sales to a...

    35. May 10, 2015

      Asian bond investors brace for increase in US interest rates

      Asian bond investors are bracing for an increase in US interest rates, with the Federal Reserve expected to announce its...

    36. May 7, 2015

      Investors downbeat on prospect of Ukraine debt deal by June

      Investors in Ukraine say the country is unlikely to meet its June deadline to restructure $23bn of debt, putting the...

    37. May 6, 2015

      Rising bond yields spark rush for exits

      Sharply rising long-dated government bond yields are weighing on credit markets, testing the resolve of investors who piled...

    38. May 5, 2015

      Bond platforms look to bury archaic phone trading

      When bond traders fancy lunch, they can order from a panoply of smartphone apps and get a burrito or pad thai delivered...

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