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  • 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.

  • Total onshore issuance was 2.9 trillion yuan in July, the People's Bank of China data showed, 700 billion yuan less than in June. Corporate non-financial bond issuance rose 78.8 billion yuan to 716.9 billion yuan while municipal bond issuance fell sharply by 632.8 billion yuan to 395.5 billion yuan. Recent controversies surrounding repeated defaults by...

  • NZ Bonds

    New Zealand's interest rate differential compared with the rest of the world makes Kiwi bonds attractive, notes Jeremy Sullivan of Hamilton Hindin Greene.

  • LONDON, Aug 15- Double-digit returns in emerging market corporate debt have spurred a record buying spree, forcing yields to 13- month lows and raising the risk that an external shock, potentially from the U.S. or Chinese economies, might produce a dramatic exit. In the past six weeks, investors have pumped a $18 billion into emerging debt funds, a record run, Bank of...

  • BEIJING, Aug 12- A unit of the World Bank will issue bonds denominated in special drawing rights in China's interbank bond market, China's central bank said on Friday. The first batch of bonds worth 500 million SDR will be issued in August by the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China's biggest lender of assets, ICBC said on its WeChat account on Friday.

  • DUBAI, Aug 11- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China aims to issue a U.S. dollar-denominated, benchmark-sized bond through its Dubai office before the end of the year if market conditions permit, a senior executive at the bank said. "We are looking for the next opportunity to issue in this region," Zhou Xiaodong, general manager of ICBC's Dubai branch, said in an...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 11- China City Construction International Co Ltd, an unlisted Hong Kong subsidiary of a mainland Chinese construction and development firm, confirmed it has defaulted on a portion of an outstanding yuan denominated "dim sum" bond traded in Hong Kong. The firm posted the notice on the website of the Hong Kong exchange Thursday. Nonetheless in...

  • BoE: Will incorporate £52M shortfall in 2nd half of program

    Ian Barnard, founding partner at Capital Generation Partners, talks about the progress of the Bank of England’s latest monetary policy moves.

  • Aug 9- Bell Canada, Canada's largest telecommunications company, announced on Tuesday a public offering of C $1.5 billion of medium term notes debentures in two series. The $850 million 2 percent MTN debentures will mature on October 1, 2021, and will be issued at a price of C $99.804 per $100 principal amount. "With this transaction, we are pleased to have secured...

  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    New York state's financial regulator sent a second request to Goldman Sachs about its fundraising for Malaysian fund 1MDB, a source said.

  • Gold Investment

    Gold is an asset that has negative yield, which doesn't make it a wise buy, according to PineBridge Investments' Markus Schomer.

  • LAGOS, Aug 1- Nigeria's Wema Bank, which aims to expand its branch network this year, plans to issue 20 billion naira in bonds this month, its chief finance officer said on Monday. The Nigerian naira has dropped 40 percent since June, when Nigeria ditched its 16- month-old peg of 197 naira to the dollar in a bid to lure back foreign investors who had fled after a plunge in...

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 1- Wuhan Guoyu Logistics Industry Co Ltd, an unlisted privately held logistics firm based in the Chinese city of Wuhan, said it may be unable to make payment on 400 million yuan of one-year commercial paper maturing Aug. 6. The firm posted a statement on the website of China's interbank bond market operator on Monday. China's shipbuilding industry,...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- Janus Capital Group Inc on Thursday said it plans to launch its first bond exchange-traded fund this year, shifting legendary bond investor Bill Gross' co-manager into a new role. The Janus Short Duration Income ETF, which will be actively managed in part by Kumar Palghat, will aim to deliver returns of 2 to 3 percent above the benchmark...

  • SAO PAULO, July 25- Aurelius Capital Management LP has contacted bondholders in Oi SA's Netherlands- based units to challenge the basis of a prior restructuring accord that substantially lowered the recovery value of their bonds, seeking to gain clout in Brazil's biggest-ever bankruptcy reorganization. New York- based Aurelius, a distressed debt investment...

  • China Fixed Income

    China Knowledge's Charles Chaw says China's debt-to-GDP is about 65 percent compared to Japan's 200 percent, which shows the bond market has room for growth.

  • Brexit has revived concerns that the European Central Bank will run out of bonds to buy for the QE programme. Its president, Mario Draghi discusses how the central bank is approaching these fears.