Saturday, 17 August 2019

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  • European Union flags

    Fifty-year government bonds here to stay

    Ticker | 16 May 2016

    The 50-year part of the European government bond market could develop into a deep market in the years to come, helped by low rates and inflation, market participants said.

  • ​Spain 50-year success shows low yields are here to stay

    Bonds | 13 May 2016

    The success of Spain’s 50-year bond is the latest indication of how desperate investors are for any sort of yield and the growing belief that favourable monetary policy and low rates are here to stay.

  • KfW branch

    KfW sets new low for SSA market

    Ticker | 12 May 2016

    Germany-guaranteed KfW priced a deal that saw it pay almost nothing for an eight-year debt, the latest sign that even long-dated bonds are starting to offer little in terms of yield.

  • Bank of Spain

    Spain plans 50-year syndicated euro benchmark bond

    Ticker | 10 May 2016

    The Kingdom of Spain is planning the issuance of a 50-year syndicated euro benchmark bond, according to a lead.

  • KommuneKredit logo

    Cheap euros draws KommuneKredit in

    Ticker | 06 May 2016

    KommuneKredit this week followed up on its recent return to the euro market with a €500m 0.625% May 2026 bond, at a time when bankers are expecting Scandinavian issuers to become more active in the single currency.

  • North Rhine-Westphalia coat of arms

    NRW offers magical 1.25% coupon and flies

    Ticker | 04 May 2016

    North Rhine Westphalia on Wednesday took advantage of a bid for duration and a lack of competing supply to sell its largest ever 20-year bond. The Aa1/AA-/AAA rated German state printed a €1bn 1.25% May 2036 LSA, providing real money investors with a chance to pick up a yield that matches their targets.

  • Orange store

    Orange, Daimler shine in busy market

    Ticker | 03 May 2016

    Corporate investors had a variety of bonds to select from on Tuesday, and took full advantage of the ability to pick and choose, swarming all over Orange and Daimler but remaining less enthusiastic for RCI Banque and Philip Morris.

  • Donald Trump

    Prospect of President Trump not priced in

    Top News | 22 April 2016

    The prospect of Donald Trump becoming the next US president and ushering in a period of increased public spending and de-globalisation has not been adequately priced into bond markets, market participants have warned.

  • Italy

    Relentless Italy hits long end again

    Bonds | 22 April 2016

    Italy took advantage of a skewed market to establish a liquid point in the longer end of its curve through a €6.5bn 2.25% September 2036 benchmark, its first syndicated 20-year trade.

  • Dollar SSA market flies as buyers flee negative euro yields

    Bonds | 22 April 2016

    Negative yields in the euro market, wider swap spreads and heavy redemptions have conspired to create perfect primary conditions for public-sector dollar issuance, which has hit stratospheric levels in April.