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  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA on Tuesday proposed a bond swap for $7 billion in outstanding debt to lower the financial burden on the cash-strapped company, which is at the center of the OPEC nation's unraveling socialist economy. But investors may remain skeptical that the proposal does not address underlying problems...

  • CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is preparing a bond swap that would allow investors to trade bonds maturing in 2017 for a new issue maturing in 2020, PDVSA President Eulogio Del Pino said in televised comments on Tuesday.

  • MEXICO CITY/ CARACAS, Sept 13- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is preparing a bond swap proposal to be announced shortly, sources told Reuters on Tuesday, potentially providing financial relief to a cash-strapped firm at the center of a struggling socialist economy. That could help President Nicolas Maduro's government ease chronic shortages across the...

  • LONDON, Sept 12- The Bank of England said it would start to buy 10 billion pounds worth of sterling corporate bonds via reverse auctions on Sept. 27, as part of the economic stimulus measures it announced last month. The BoE said it planned to hold three auctions a week initially, and would spread its purchases over 18 months. The central bank announced the bond...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 12- Bond issuance by Chinese local government investment vehicles this year exceeded 1.2 trillion yuan as of Sept. 2, more than all of 2015, the Shanghai Securities News reported, citing data from ratings agency China Bond Rating Co., Ltd.. The issuance figure of 1.2 trillion yuan through early September would imply an increase of 460 billion yuan...

  • Behind the scenes of Deutsche's new corporate bond ETF

    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management's Marco Montanari talks about the launch of the first dollar denominated Asia ex-Japan corporate bond ETF.

  • The ECB’s QE math doesn’t add up: GSAM’s Patel

    Is there anything more that the ECB can unlock on stock markets in Europe? Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Sheila Patel and Blackrock’s Scott Thiel weigh in.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 4- Building up the second-biggest corporate debt pile in China does come at a cost. The aggressive leveraging of Evergrande's balance sheet by its founder and major shareholder Hui Ka Yan shows that while investors and economists have been largely focused on the mountains of debt being built up by China's state-controlled sector, the private...

  • CARACAS, Aug 31- Citibank is stepping aside as the bank in charge of making payments on bonds issued by Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter and a letter to bondholders seen by Reuters. Citibank in July told bondholders PDVSA would need to name a new paying agent for seven outstanding dollar-denominated...

  • A carnival for Indonesia's 71th Independence Day, in Aceh, Indonesia on August 18, 2016.

    With much of the global bond market posting negative yields, Asian fixed income still offers solid returns, said Pinebridge.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 25- The collapse of an oil services company and the deterioration in the finances of some other energy firms have exposed structural cracks in the Singapore dollar corporate bond market. The shock is reflected in the absence of any Singapore dollar bond sales by high-yield borrowers since early June when property company GSH Corp did a S $60...

  • Central banks are controlling markets: Mark Grant

    Mark Grant, Hilltop Securities, shares his thoughts on central bank policies and discusses where he is seeing value in the bond market.

  • Asia Bonds

    Kapstream Capital's Steve Goldman says bond investors like loaning money to companies that just want to take advantage of low borrowing costs.

  • LONDON, Aug 23- Issuance of sterling-denominated UK corporate bonds has risen nearly 15- fold ahead of the Bank of England including them in its bond-buying stimulus program designed to stave off a Brexit-led economic slowdown, according to Thomson Reuters data. The UK corporate bond universe is small compared to other developed corporate bond markets,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk is buying $65 million of bonds from SolarCity Corp in the latest debt offering by the solar panel company that Tesla plans to acquire for $2.6 billion, according to a filing on Tuesday. Musk's purchase of the so-called "solar bonds" comes after money-losing SolarCity last week said it would cut...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- Issuance of sterling-denominated UK corporate bonds has risen nearly 15- fold ahead of the Bank of England including them in its bond-buying stimulus programme designed to stave off a Brexit-led economic slowdown, according to Thomson Reuters data. The UK corporate bond universe is small compared to other developed corporate bond markets,...

  • Christine Johnson, head of fixed income at Old Mutual Global Investors, discusses the U.K. bond market post-Brexit.

  • CARACAS/ HOUSTON, Aug 19- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has begun talks with Credit Suisse AG for a possible swap of bonds due in 2017, according to sources familiar with the conversations. The oil company is due to pay in November some $2.3 billion in amortization for bonds due in 2017, an amount representing more than half of what PDVSA owes in total...

  • Is the UK now an attractive place to issue corporate debt?

    Alix Stewart, fund manager at Schroders, talks about the impact of a weaker sterling and Bank of England policy on corporate bond issuance.

  • Christ the Redeemer during sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2, 2016.

    Confidence in Brazil's economy is returning, with bond and stock markets starting to climb, heralding a turnaround for the country.