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Saturday, 22 September 2018

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  • Canyon, NRG pull junk bond sales amid market jitters

    Ticker | 10 November 2017

    Coal producer Canyon Consolidated Resources on Friday became the second junk-rated company to pull a bond sale this week amid a bout of volatility in credit markets.

  • US coal bonds don't light fire under investors

    Bonds | 10 November 2017

    Coal companies have been struggling to find buyers for new debt, as investors remain wary of the industry despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to breathe new life into it.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Investors braced for Venezuela credit event

    Top News | 10 November 2017

    Venezuela debt talks scheduled for this week are expected to be a bust as investors remain reluctant to fly to Caracas amid fears of repercussions from US sanctions, raising the prospects that a hard default could be on the cards.

  • Russian Viktor Kirpichnikov pulls a cart on which his pet bear rides during a stroll around the Siberian town of Mariinsk

    Key US credit indices weaken as mood sours

    Ticker | 10 November 2017

    The two main credit derivatives indices that broadly measure confidence in the US bond markets weakened on Thursday amid heightened anxiety about tight valuations and other factors.

  • Hot coal

    Another junk coal bond struggles

    Ticker | 09 November 2017

    A junk bond offering from Canyon Consolidated Resources is struggling to find buyers, forcing the company to set price talk for the trade Thursday at a yield of 10.75%-11%.

  • Nicolas Maduro

    Investors press Venezuela with default request

    Ticker | 09 November 2017

    Investors tightened the screws on embattled Venezuela on Wednesday, requesting a ruling on whether Caracas has formally defaulted on its debt.

  • Workers stand in front of a drilling rig at an oil well operated by PDVSA

    Venezuela's PDVSA makes majority of 2017N bond payment, sources say

    Ticker | 08 November 2017

    Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has transferred most of the funds needed to make the final payment on its 2017N bond that matured last week, three market sources said on Wednesday, amid worries that the cash-strapped firm may default.

  • Valeant bonds jump on profit, debt reduction

    Ticker | 07 November 2017

    Bonds of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International jumped on Tuesday after the company reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and showed it is cutting debt faster than anticipated.

  • Windstream prices junk bond amid dispute with fund

    Ticker | 06 November 2017

    Windstream priced a bond offering on Monday, following an attempt by Aurelius Capital Management to block a debt exchange marketed alongside the deal.

  • UPDATE 2-Sprint's bonds drop after T-Mobile merger talks ended

    Ticker | 06 November 2017

    Junk bonds issued by US wireless carrier Sprint dropped several points on Monday after the company and rival T-Mobile said over the weekend that they have ended merger talks.