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  • Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen.

    The Fed won't hike rates this year, and that will continue driving market gains, said Alain Bokobza, head of global asset allocation at Societe Generale.

  • LONDON, July 5- The Bank of England took steps to ensure British banks keep lending and insurers do not dump corporate bonds as it said the economic risks it warned of before the vote to leave the European Union had started to materialise. Governor Mark Carney said the Bank had warned in March that risks around the referendum posed the most significant near-term...

  • *Signs of UK economic weakness after Brexit vote. LONDON, July 5- The Bank of England took steps to ensure British banks can keep lending and insurers do not dump corporate bonds in the "challenging" period that is likely to follow the country's shock vote to leave the European Union. "It means that three quarters of UK banks, accounting for 90 percent of the stock of UK...

  • LONDON, July 5- The Bank of England took steps on Tuesday to ensure British banks keep lending and insurers do not dump corporate bonds in the "challenging" period that is likely to follow the country's vote to leave the European Union. The central bank also said it was closely monitoring investors' willingness to fund Britain's large current account deficit...

  • SAO PAULO, July 4- Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas SA is still looking for ways to resolve its costly debt load, a senior executive said on Monday, renegotiating bank loans this month after about 20 percent of bondholders accepted a restructuring. Investors tendered $174.7 million of about $780 million worth of bonds covered in Gol's debt swap, according to a...

  • Some investors are flocking to Asian fixed income, lured by juicy returns even as much of the global bond market sees negative yields.

  • Credit Suisse and Beijing- based Founder Securities formed the joint venture in 2008 to provide services, including sponsoring and underwriting of China's A-shares and Chinese government and corporate bonds. The bank's bigger push in China comes at a time when a pickup in onshore equity and bond issuance in China is helping the nation's home-grown...

  • HONG KONG, June 27- China has opened its corporate bond market to foreign investors but billions of dollars in potential inflows are being held back because they are wary of the credit ratings applied by domestic credit rating agencies. "We definitely will not adopt China domestic ratings, which can not differentiate good companies from bad ones.

  • LONDON, June 27- Market falls triggered by Britain's vote to leave the European Union will hit British insurers' capital, raising concerns over their ability to pay dividends or hand cash back to investors. But confidence in UK corporate bonds is dipping and equity markets, in which insurers also invest, are weaker too. "The impact on the day-to-day operations of...

  • HONG KONG, June 27- China has opened its corporate bond market to foreign investors but billions of dollars in potential inflows are being held back because they are wary of the credit ratings applied by domestic credit rating agencies. "We definitely will not adopt China domestic ratings, which can not differentiate good companies from bad ones.

  • SAO PAULO, June 23- A group representing holders of Oi SA's bonds not guaranteed by unit Telemar Norte Leste SA is growing, two sources familiar with the matter said, underscoring the challenges facing Brazil's largest fixed-line phone carrier as it enters bankruptcy protection proceedings. New York- based investment bank Houlihan Lokey Inc and Metrica...

  • SAO PAULO, June 23- A group representing holders of Oi SA's bonds not guaranteed by unit Telemar Norte Leste SA is growing, two sources familiar with the matter said, underscoring the challenges facing Brazil's largest fixed-line phone carrier as it enters bankruptcy protection proceedings. New York- based investment bank Houlihan Lokey Inc and Metrica...

  • SANTIAGO, June 22- Chilean industrial and financial group Quinenco said in a press release on Wednesday that it had successfully issued 130.2 billion pesos in bonds. The highly diversified holding company said at least 50 percent of the funds raised will go toward new investments. Quinenco is one of the largest business conglomerates in Chile with...

  • The ECB bought 1.9 billion euros worth of corporate bonds in its first full week of purchases, signalling a strong start to its latest measure.

  • SAO PAULO, June 17- Prices of Oi SA bonds jumped on Friday after Brazil's most indebted wireless carrier laid out the terms of a restructuring proposal aimed at cutting 50 billion reais in obligations by more than half. Notes from a Netherlands- based Oi unit due this year were excluded from the plan. The Rio de Janeiro- based company, which faces a payment of 230...

  • *Rolta failed to make coupon payment on $126 mln bonds due 2018. HONG KONG, June 17- Rolta India Ltd bondholders are forming a group to negotiate a debt restructuring after the software services provider failed to make interest payments, according to a document seen by Reuters on Friday. It is now scheduled to pay the coupon on its $300 million 2019 notes on July 24.

  • The bankruptcy of the operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Corp, in January 2015 has pitted some of the most aggressive investors on Wall Street against each other. Several hedge funds that own bonds are suing the Caesars parent in New York and Delaware, alleging it reneged on guarantees from bonds issued by CEOC prior to the unit's $18 billion...

  • SHANGHAI, June 15- Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd, the main underwriter for a defaulted bond by shipbuilder Evergreen Industries Holding Group, will hold a second meeting with debt investors this week following accusations it failed to fulfill due diligence and disclosure requirements. ICBC posted a notice announcing the meeting on Friday in...

  • ECB having phenomenally good impact on corp bond market: Pro

    Did the corporate bond market need the ECB? Melanie Czarra, EMEA co-head of corporate DCM at UBS, weighs in.

  • OSLO, June 14- A reawakening of Norwegian high-yield corporate bonds has raised hopes of an eventual resurgence for the multi-billion dollar market, which has dried up as the oil industry grapples with lower prices. This interest is due to a rise in oil prices, with Brent crude at just under $50 from a January low of $27, and the fact that Norwegian companies are...