Corporate Bonds


  • Without comment, the high court left intact lower court rulings that ordered Argentina to pay. Argentina is seeking to avoid making full payment to holdout creditors led by hedge funds Aurelius Capital Management and NML Capital Ltd, a unit of billionaire Paul Singer's Elliott Management Corp..

  • SEOUL, June 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is buying more local bonds with its $60 billion cash pile as domestic banks grow reluctant to overload on deposits from the South Korean giant.

  • SEOUL, June 16- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is emerging as a major player in its local debt market, buying more South Korean-issued bonds as it juggles a $60 billion cash pile.

  • Why low bond yields are all you deserve Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    While bonds' thin spreads over Treasurys have spurred concerns investors may be overpaying for yield, some analysts say low payouts may be justified.

  • Loans with few strings attached reach record level Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bank lending to companies with few restrictions has surged back, but does the record issuance of cov-lite loans mean defaults are near?

  • *Proceeds to partly replace loan for Maroc Telecom buy. DUBAI, June 11- Abu Dhabi- based telecommunications operator Etisalat sold $4.3 billion worth of bonds on Wednesday, setting one record as the region's biggest corporate issue ever and another for the cheapest pricing, bankers said.

  • NEW YORK, June 2- The rock-bottom yields on offer in the corporate bond market are putting pressure on investment returns for U.S. life insurers and driving them into riskier and less liquid investments such as private equity and infrastructure debt, insurers said.

  • Go figure: Investors still pump money into bonds Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Traders signal orders on the financial floor at CME Group's Chicago Board of Trade.

    Despite all the anticipation of money fleeing fixed income and dashing toward equities, bonds continue to get a bid.

  • *Ghana previously put off planned $1 bln Eurobond. ACCRA, May 27- Ghana has cancelled plans to issue a seven-year domestic bond worth 100 million cedis this month to avoid having to pay a high yield, government officials and analysts said on Tuesday.

  • Whatever happened to the great rotation? Monday, 26 May 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The long-predicted "great rotation" out of bonds has fizzled, with funds headed back into fixed income, frustrating forecasts for higher yields.

  • FRANKFURT, May 19- Deutsche Bank aims to price and issue around 9.5 billion euros in both new equity and hybrid debt by June 4, the lender said on Monday. Germany's largest bank unveiled an 8 billion euro equity capital raising late on Sunday in a move to fortify its regulatory strength measures and put investor doubts to rest.

  • Five bond market risks to worry about: Pimco Sunday, 18 May 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    Yield-hungry bond investors have pushed ever further into high-risk territory and Pimco sees five warning signs bond markets are getting too frothy.

  • MADRID, May 13- Spain raised billions of euros for both public and corporate coffers on Tuesday, taking advantage of demand for euro zone peripheral debt as economic concerns ease and investors search for yield.

  • Watch out: A bond selloff may be looming Sunday, 11 May 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

    With the U.S.'s zero interest rate era nearing its end, some analysts worry that bonds on the short end of the yield curve may face a selloff.

  • *Worries that broader sanctions will include Russia corp debt. LONDON, May 7- Confusion over the legal implications of sanctions on Russia and worries about further, harsher restrictions from the West are making investors cautious about owning bonds issued by Russian companies.

  • Fixated on fixed income     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    People have rediscovered the value of traditional bonds in their portfolios, says Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock chief investment strategist for fixed income, sharing his outlook on bonds and how to play the fixed income space.


  • Apple downsizes massive bond deal to $8B to $10B Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 9:24 AM ET
    An Apple store in San Francisco

    Apple is expected to issue between $8 billion to $10 billion worth of bonds as part of a huge debt sale, Dow Jones reported.

  • Why investors keep buying expensive bonds Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    Bonds are pretty clearly a bad job, with returns relatively meager and prices set to fall, but yield-seeking investors keep pushing money their way.

  • LONDON, March 31- Emerging market borrowers raised just over $100 billion worth of debt in the first quarter of 2014, slightly below year-ago levels as geopolitical noise and uncertainty over U.S. The shortfall was most pronounced in company debt, with issuance running at $67.5 billion, compared to just over $100 billion in the first three months of 2013..