Category Archives: Bonds

Liquidity risks hit Bund futures – FT

Bund futures are seen as a liquid alternative to cash bonds, but even that market is showing signs of drying up. Joe Rennison, US capital markets reporter, explains what liquidity means to the market and what happens when it is … Continue reading

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Beware bond tantrums ahead – FT

More bond volatility and higher equities are the likely combination as markets wait for the US Fed to start raising interest rates. Andreas Utermann of Allianz Global Investors and Diana Choyleva of Lombard Street Research discuss when they expect a … Continue reading

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Are bonds simmering below reversal point? – FT

Bond yields have been more volatile and on a sharp rise in recent weeks. Is this the end of the 30-year bond rally? Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London, thinks so. He explains why to the FT’s … Continue reading

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Bond rout explained in 90 seconds – FT

Bond yields have jumped and caught investors offside. Markets editor Mike Mackenzie explains what has changed and the lessons to be learnt. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video (click here if video is not observable)

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High-yield bonds underperform – FT

As world stock markets enjoy a good day, John Authers probes the underperformance of high-yield bonds in the US. Mark Haefele, global CIO of UBS Wealth Management, suggests investors are overreacting to the falling oil price. For more video content … Continue reading

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US Treasuries: If it can happen here . . .FT

Yields on US Treasuries experienced one of their biggest intraday moves in years on Wednesday. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Joseph Cotterill discuss whether banks are right in arguing that regulation has hurt liquidity. Make better investment decisions with Lex http://www.ft.com/lexContinue reading

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Bond market October nerves – FT

Could the October curse revisit financial markets? FT US markets editor Mike Mackenzie and financial correspondent Tracy Alloway discuss the prospects as Treasury bills turn negative, as well as the possible fallout from the departure of Pimco co-founder Bill Gross. … Continue reading

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Global Bond Market Performance

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Greece: gift horse – FT

The Greek 10-year sovereign closed at 5.89 percent,  the lowest since the crisis began. Greece plans to sell its first long-term bond since its bailout in 2010. Lex’s Robert Armstrong and Joseph Cotterill discuss whether it is worth paying up … Continue reading

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Year in Review

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