A weaker than anticipated monthly jobs report eased fears of a rapid shift away from easy-money policies from the Federal Reserve.
Covid-19 is spreading rapidly in large developing countries such as Argentina and India, sparking concerns of long-term economic hardship, but prices of their government bonds have barely budged.
Sales of collateralized loan obligations, securities backed by bundles of risky corporate loans, are hitting records, lifted by a recovering economy and demand from yield-starved investors.
Signs that inflation is picking up momentum are adding a new dimension to the post-lockdown market rally, forcing investors to make difficult decisions about how to protect their portfolios.
Government bond yields in the U.S. and Europe are ending the week on a downward note with investors seeking safety after a volatile few days in stocks, bonds and cryptocurrencies.
The asset manager’s fixed-income chief is adjusting his asset positions to account for inflation and interest-rate hazards, and spreading his bets widely.
Some analysts are now saying multiple benchmarks are likely to replace Libor instead of just one.
Rising consumer prices worry bondholders because inflation erodes the value of bonds’ fixed payments and can lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates.
Risky companies are selling junk bonds at a record pace, getting ultralow borrowing costs and increasingly loose borrowing terms, such as “pick-your-poison” clauses.
Hong Kong’s flagship carrier sold its first dollar bonds in more than two decades, seizing on investors’ willingness to fund airlines as the industry’s prospects improve.
European governments are acting to limit hedge funds’ participation in the market for new sovereign-bond issuance, following a surge in demand from the firms.
Investors seeking higher returns and lower taxes are scooping up debt of state and local governments, pushing borrowing costs to near-record lows.
U.S. government bond yields slid after the Labor Department said the economy added 266,000 jobs in April, well short of the million new jobs that economists had anticipated.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield touched its highest intraday level in more than two weeks.
Yields on U.S. government bonds ended higher for a third straight session ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy statement on Wednesday
Investor worries linger after Huarong repaid its first international bond to come due since the company delayed the release of its financial results.
Demand for inflation-protected bonds remains high despite a recent decline in Treasury yields, indicating that investors have long-term concerns about the impact of economic growth on interest rates.
Some SPACs are targeting companies with below-investment-grade credit ratings; not since the dot.com-boom two decades ago has stock-market enthusiasm been hot enough to fuel such activity in debt markets.
Yields climbed after data showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment fell to a new post-pandemic low.
The gap between U.S. and European 10-year government bond yields has tightened to its narrowest in more than a month as Treasurys rallied and German bunds sold off in recent days.