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  • Central bank policy has suppressed bond yields in many countries, but the U.S. credit market still looks attractive, experts told CNBC.

  • US credit market is most attractive: CIO

    Mark Kiesel, CIO of global credit at PIMCO, explains why U.S. corporate bonds are attractive and discusses the impact of central bank behaviour.

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, the operator of the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi reactor, is set to delay its first bond issue in about six years due to a higher-than-expected rise in costs related to decommissioning the nuclear plant, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Tuesday. Tepco expects to issue the bond, worth about 330 billion yen, around...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 26- Samarco Mineração SA, the Brazilian iron ore mining joint venture that suspended operations in November following a dam disaster, missed an interest payment on a $500 million bond that was due on Monday, trustee Bank of New York Mellon Corp said. As a result, Samarco will have 30 days to make the payment, or else investors holding at least 25...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- Viacom Inc is preparing to go to market this week with a bond offering that is expected to total $1 billion, part of the struggling media company's plan to boost liquidity, three sources told Reuters. Viacom, whose cable television networks include Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon, has seen TV ratings and ad revenue decline.

  • Fed should focus on domestic economy: Pro

    Piers Hillier, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, discusses monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 23- China has published rules on credit default swaps, marking the launch of a much-needed hedging tool in the country's corporate bond market, which has witnessed increasing defaults. The guidance was published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, which supervises issuance of commercial...

  • Asian Markets

    Standard Chartered Wealth Management's Manpreet Gill says the firm is bullish on Asian equities because they are supported by fundamental improvements.

  • LAGOS, Sept 22- Lafarge Africa said on Thursday it has raised 60 billion naira by issuing three and five-year bonds through book building. The cement and clinker mixer said in April that it was marketing the bond to refinance some dollar-denominated debt at subsidiary United Company of Nigeria, which it bought a year ago. Short-term bank rates have risen in...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- One of China's interbank market supervisory bodies has approved the launch of credit default swaps, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday, signifying another step forward towards helping firms hedge rising risks in the country's corporate bond market. The National Association of Financial Market...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- One of China's interbank market supervisory bodies has approved the launch of credit default swaps, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday, signifying another step forward towards helping firms hedge rising risks in the country's corporate bond market. The National Association of Financial Market...

  • CARACAS, Sept 20- The president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday slammed ratings agencies as "professional speculators" who were contributing to a negative reception of a $7.1 billion bond swap proposal meant to improve the company's finances. "Speculators are trying to generate a climate of tension so that will get rid of their bonds at a lower...

  • CARACAS, Sept 20- The president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday slammed ratings agencies as "professional speculators" who were contributing to a negative reception of a $7.1 billion bond swap proposal meant to improve the company's finances. "Speculators are trying to generate a climate of tension so that will get rid of their bonds at a lower...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 20- China's state-owned metals trader Sinosteel will be permitted to swap 27 billion yuan of debt into equity convertible bonds, the online financial magazine Caixin reported on Tuesday citing anonymous sources. At about 145 percent of GDP, corporate debt "is high by any measure", China IMF Mission Chief for China James Daniel said in the fund's...

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reacts at the end of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Citigroup has offered hedging tips if markets begin to price in the possibility of Republican candidate Donald Trump winning the election.

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Credit ratings agency Standard& Poor's on Monday said Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's proposed bond swap was a "distressed exchange" that would be "tantamount to default" if completed, a blow to the cash-strapped firm's effort to seek a financial lifeline. The announcement will likely further fuel skepticism about the plan to ease PDVSA's...

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Credit ratings agency Standard& Poors on Monday said Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's proposed bond swap was a "distressed exchange" that would be "tantamount to default" if completed, a blow to the cash-strapped firm's effort to seek a financial lifeline. The announcement will likely further fuel skepticism about the plan to ease PDVSA's...

  • CARACAS, Sept 19- Ratings agency S&P on Monday said Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA's proposed bond swap was a "distressed exchange" that would be "tantamount to default" if completed, a blow to the cash-strapped firm's effort to seek a financial lifeline. PDVSA on Friday offered investors a new bond maturing in 2020 in exchange for $7.1 billion in bonds coming...

  • BOJ invites greater commitment to fiscal: Analyst

    The Bank of Japan's commitment to yield could mean greater fiscal support, suggests Maya Bhandari, multi asset fund manager at Columbia Threadneedle investments.

  • CARACAS, Sept 16- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA said a new 2020 bond being offered from Friday in exchange for debt maturing next year would carry a coupon of 8.5 percent.