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    1. 8 hours ago

      Risk parity funds suffer a cruel summer

      It has been a cruel summer for one of the trendiest, most innovative investment strategies of the asset management...

    2. September 1, 2015

      European banks rush to issue covered bonds

      European markets saw a rush of new covered bond issuance on Tuesday, as primary market activity proved resilient to...

    1. September 1, 2015

      US corporate bonds going through a barren stretch

      US bond markets have suffered the longest barren spell for at least 20 years as stock market volatility has deterred...

    2. August 27, 2015

      Bank of England publishes concerns over bond liquidity

      Regulation to make banks safer may have had a destabilising effect on the bond market, according to a Bank of England...

    3. August 23, 2015

      US asset manager warns over ‘risk parity’

      AllianceBernstein, a big US asset manager, has warned that the swelling popularity of an investment strategy known as...

    4. August 21, 2015

      Apple sells biggest Australian dollar bond

      Apple issued the largest Australian corporate bond as the company diversified its funding mix to avoid bringing its...

    5. August 20, 2015

      US credit signals warning for risk assets

      Investors are demanding a greater premium for owning the debt of US companies in a sign that weakening growth prospects...

    6. August 20, 2015

      Indices favour discretion in applying rules

      The chaos of September 2008 was unleashed by one decision — to let the investment bank Lehman Brothers fail — but...

    7. August 17, 2015

      Bond trouble ahead as equities keep calm

      Confidence levels in corporate bond and equity markets have diverged to an extent not seen since the financial crisis...

    8. August 17, 2015

      Commodities caught in Federal Reserve crossfire

      After it emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2014, Genco Shipping & Trading was the darling of many hedge funds and...

    9. August 11, 2015

      China’s dollar debts come under pressure

      China’s surprise devaluation of the renminbi has stunned markets and stands to escalate a regional currency war....

    10. August 11, 2015

      ‘Enormous’ rise in EM debt rings alarms bells

      Emerging market private sector debt has surged by an “enormous” 33 per cent of gross domestic product since the global...

    11. August 11, 2015

      Corporate debt frenzy leaves investment-grade market cold

      Savvy socialites have long embraced the idea of arriving late to a party, thereby making a grand entrance. But for bond...

    12. August 10, 2015

      Case for holding UK corporate bonds

      The UK has long seen itself as somewhere between Europe and the US economically as well as geographically. Now, with...

    13. August 9, 2015

      Record $253bn in long-dated debt issued this year

      International companies and governments worldwide are issuing record sums of long-dated debt as investors bet on...

    14. August 7, 2015

      High yield bonds start living up to their name

      High yield bonds are beginning to re-earn their moniker. After exploring levels that made a mockery of their name and...

    15. August 5, 2015

      Debt markets: After the binge

      Martin Schroeter was a worried man. It was October 2008 and the IBM treasurer had seen Lehman Brothers go bust just a...

    16. August 4, 2015

      Bond issuance to finance M&A deals swells to record high

      Debt issued to fund mergers and acquisitions has reached a record high, as companies look to take advantage of cheap...

    17. August 4, 2015

      Will US equities follow junk bonds down?

      A US equity bull market showing signs of fatigue this year has investors nervously watching the poor performance of...

    18. August 4, 2015

      European banks issue record Rmb bonds

      Western banks are issuing more renminbi-denominated bonds in moves to gain an early foothold in a nascent but...

    19. August 3, 2015

      Europe seeks higher yields of US bonds

      European investors are ploughing money into higher yielding US bonds, buoyed by the divergence in central bank policy...

    20. August 2, 2015

      Illycaffè sells €70m bond to secure coffee market share

      Illycaffè has sold a €70m bond as the Italian family-owned company decides to go it alone in the rapidly consolidating...

    21. July 30, 2015

      Holders of senior bank debt face rising risks

      A new era is looming for holders of unsecured senior bank bonds, and with it more risk for a type of debt long favoured...

    22. July 28, 2015

      Investors boost clearing of credit swaps

      Hopes of a revival for a languishing area of the credit derivatives market are being bolstered by an increasing number...

    23. July 27, 2015

      Short sales of eurozone bond ETFs surges

      Investors have sharply escalated their use of exchange traded funds as they seek a new way to sell exposure to eurozone...

    24. July 24, 2015

      Junk bond yields for miners shoot higher

      The rout in commodity prices has propelled yields for lower quality debt sold by mining groups to their highest level...

    25. July 23, 2015

      ‘Jumbo’ bond deals help address liquidity concerns

      A multibillion-dollar corporate bond used to stop traffic on Wall Street, but “jumbo” and “mega” deals have become...

    26. July 22, 2015

      Start up Bondcube files for liquidation

      Bondcube, one of a crowd of electronic trading start-ups trying to improve the buying and selling of corporate debt,...

    27. July 22, 2015

      M&A and rates drive jumbo bond deal surge

      Companies have sold more “jumbo” bond deals since January than over the previous five years combined, amid a surge in...

    28. July 22, 2015

      Companies rush to sell debt before August break

      After Greece comes the flood, with a deluge of new debt washing across capital markets on both sides of the Atlantic....

    29. July 22, 2015

      Low bond liquidity presents little risk

      It is not surprising that the subject of bond market liquidity has come under increasing focus among regulators,...

    30. July 20, 2015

      Arrival of the Volcker rule spurs sales of CLOs

      The arrival of a significant regulatory deadline on Tuesday has prompted sales of securities from banks and investors,...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Eurozone debt markets resume after hiatus

      After three weeks of near silence, European debt markets were swinging back into activity on Thursday, with nearly €7bn...

    32. July 16, 2015

      Eurozone bank debt sales hit decade low

      Issuance of euro-denominated bonds by eurozone banks has fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, as lenders...

    33. July 16, 2015

      S&P warns China and US pose credit risk

      Corporate debt investors face the prospect of rising debt defaults from China and the US junk bond market, according to...

    34. July 16, 2015

      Europe’s regulators need to get bond trading rules right

      To deliver much-needed sustainable European economic growth, the starting point for regulation needs to be the...

    35. July 14, 2015

      Rocket Internet shares fall nearly 12% after bond sale

      Shares in Rocket Internet fell nearly 12 per cent on Tuesday after it raised €550m in a convertible bond offering which...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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