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  • Article / 23 August 2017 at 10:00 GMT

    Weekly Bond Update: Will high-yield market stay hungry and foolish?

    Fixed income Specialist / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Weekly Bond Update: Will high-yield market stay hungry and foolish?
    Low interest rates and hunger for yields are driving a boom in corporate high-yield bond issuance as companies increasingly turn to the bond markets to benefit from lower rates than they can get at banks. But the risk of higher rates looms, and junk bonds would be the first to suffer if monetary tightening ratchets up.
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  • Article / 05 April 2016 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Asian stocks mixed, oil battered

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Norway
    Morning Markets: Asian stocks mixed, oil battered
    Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday, and oil's slide persisted. Japanese stocks tumbled on fears that the strong yen would dent corporate earnings. But Chinese shares headed higher as trading resumed after a public holiday on Monday. And in Australia, the RBA kept the cash rate unchanged at 2.0%, as expected, but the bank's comments on the currency stoked the Aussie dollar.
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