TOKYO, Sept 12- Japanese government bonds mostly slipped slightly by midday on Friday, undermined by a weaker yen. Several corporate pension funds seemed ready to sell 20- year JGBs on strength, while a few domestic life insurers appeared willing to buy the current 30- year JGBs at a yield of 1.70% or above ahead of a massive quarterly redemption of JGBs on Sept. 22.» Read More
Interest rates and whether bonds are expensive may be up for debate, but some are tipping bond picks, with emerging Europe among the favorites.
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.
While bonds' thin spreads over Treasurys have spurred concerns investors may be overpaying for yield, some analysts say low payouts may be justified.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PIMCO'S MAISONNEUVE SAYS TO DEVELOP HYBRID BOND-EQUITY OFFERINGS TO HELP COMPANY REBALANCE ITS ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT.
Apple is expected to issue between $8 billion to $10 billion worth of bonds as part of a huge debt sale, Dow Jones reported.
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.