Bonds Fixed Income


  • U.S. bonds pushed higher on Friday, after disappointing manufacturing data from both the U.S. and China revived the safe haven bid for Treasurys.

  • U.S. bonds were largely flat as traders sifted a batch of key corporate earnings and data to determine whether optimism was justified.

  • U.S. Treasury prices fell on Wednesday and benchmark yields edged up from five-week lows, with prices dragged lower by weaker German government debt.

  • U.S. Treasury prices slipped on Tuesday with benchmark yields edging up from five-week lows.

  • European peripherals & US complacency

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities head of International fixed income, discuss the French economy and European central bank transformation.

  • Ireland's recovery is 'amazing': Pro

    Ashish Shah, head of global credit at AllianceBernstein, discusses Ireland's borrowing costs which fell below those of the U.K. and the U.S. as well as opportunities in the high yield credit market.

  • Still 'juice' left in peripheral bonds: Pro

    Don Smith, rates strategist at ICAP, says peripheral bond spreads will continue to narrow, but there are still risks in owning the debt.

  • Islamic bond issues could hit record levels this year, Fitch said on Thursday — the same day as Qatar launched a $3 billion issue of "sukuks".

  • BlackRock's CEO: Great rotation will be in bonds

    Larry Fink, Chairman & CEO of BlackRock, shares his thoughts on investment banking and what he is seeing as a shift away from core index bonds into "unconstrained' fixed income.

  • Demand will be high for Spanish bonds: Pro

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at BoAML, expects the forthcoming Spanish bond auction to be successful and discusses falling yields across the euro zone's troubled members.

  • 'Goldilocks scenario' in peripheral debt: Pro

    Anthony O'Brien, European rates strategist at Morgan Stanley, discusses why he thinks peripheral bond yields are a good investment.

  • What 'great rotation'?

    Rick Rieder, MD & CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolios at Blackrock, doesn't see a big rotation out of fixed income into equities, but rather within fixed income. IN CUE 07:12:51 I think what you're seeing is OUT CUE 07:16:23 rates move up

  • Expect to break even 'at best' on high-yield debt: Pro

    Otto Dichtl, managing director at Stifel Nicolaus Europe, says the risk-reward profile of credit markets continue to deteriorate and investors can expect to break even "at best" on high-yield debt.

  • Bunds will follow moves in the US: Pro

    Andrew Bosomworth, head of German portfolio management at PIMCO, says bund yields will be dictated by what happens with U.S. monetary policy.

  • Bond yields will rise over next few years: Pro

    Craig Veysey, head of fixed income at Sanlam Private Investments, says bond yields in the U.S. and U.K. will rise over the next few years as the market prices in expectations of an interest rate rise.

  • Central banks have had a distorting effect on several asset classes, two analysts have told CNBC, with investment-grade bonds now yielding more than "junk" debt.

  • Boost fixed income returns with junk: Pro

    Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.

  • Core European bonds to outperform Treasurys: Pro

    Kevin Adams, head of the institutional fixed income team at Henderson Global Investors, says divergence in central bank action in Europe and the U.S. will mean core European bonds will outperform U.S. Treasurys.

  • UK economy cannot cope with higher rates: Pro

    John Wraith, fixed income strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says an interest rate hike would hurt the U.K. consumer-led recovery.

  • Peripheral spreads in Europe will narrow in 2014: Pro

    Lyn Graham-Taylor, rates strategist at Rabobank, says European peripheral bond yield spreads will narrow in 2014 as the global recovery takes hold.