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High-quality corporate bond index marks best its start to the year since 1995
Forget maximum profits, we must rethink our approach to sustainable value
China’s domestic lenders have good reasons to resist the state’s call to supply credit
Japanese yen also in focus after policy easing comments by BoJ governor
Strong demand for long-dated debt follows popular deals for Italy, Belgium and Spain
FT Readers debate the possible dangers
The opposition government is gauging restructuring strategies.
Agricultural lender Norinchukin, burnt a decade ago by debt products, piles back in
World’s financial system has become dependent on huge central bank balance sheets
A shortage of safe assets in the eurozone is creating market distortions
BaFin cites ‘serious threat to market confidence’ following collapse in stock price
There are parallels with the dawn of stock markets when data were sparse and weak
Absolute return manager Bruno Crastes says you can have good quality beta with a bit of alpha
Environmental, social and governance metrics steer investors away from sector making news for all the wrong reasons
Risky debt market is dominated by contracts that have investor protections ripped out
Italy’s bond market is like Goldilocks’ porridge: not too hot and not too cold
Trade involves buying local funds that hold overseas debt — but currency risks lurk
New dangers emerging in the credit markets should not be dismissed
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Central Asian country’s finance minister says borrowing from investors will ‘discipline us’