Tag: bonds

Global bond markets under pressure amid deluge of supply

A selloff across rates markets is intensifying amid a deluge of government and corporate bond sales in the U.S. and Europe. US benchmark borrowing costs...

How to select the right fixed income scheme

Investing in fixed income mutual fund schemes can be extremely beneficial to investors. But like all good things, better results require careful consideration and a...

Powell unlikely to fire starting pistol for tapering at Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will be able to equivocate about when the central bank will start slowing down the pace of its bond-buying, essentially...

If fun investing is stressing you out, it is time to exit

A raging bull market and low interest rates have got people to get creative with their money. I often hear animated discussions about international investing...

bonds: After volatile start to FY22, sovereign bond mart adopts wait-&-watch policy

NEW DELHI: Exactly a week ago, Indian bond traders were a slightly disgruntled bunch. The Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee had released a...

What’s the ideal asset mix in retirement? Is it 70/30? 60/40?

We hear questions frequently about asset allocation and pinpointing an optimal mix. The easy answer is: It depends. It depends, among other factors, on your...

Investment strategy for debt investors as inflation fears rise

NEW DELHI: Given the expectation of rising interest rates and subsequent policy normalisation by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), experts suggest that investors should...

What explains the sudden surge in  covered bonds?

Covered bonds are rapidly gaining ground in India as investors grow tired of low yields on their debt investments. According to data from Icra Ltd,...

NTPC Renewable Energy IPO to hit markets in 2022-23

NEW DELHI: State-run has plans to list its arm NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd in 2022-23, to raise funds for achieving its ambitious target of 60...

Premarket Stock Trading – CNN Business

Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All...

Fed takes baby step toward scaling back its bond purchases

A number of Federal Reserve officials said at the central bank’s late April meeting that it could soon be time to begin talking about talking...

Opinion: Why bitcoin’s bust and the ‘crypto cult’ threaten all investors

Traders who have been coordinating on social media to promote stratospheric prices in meme stocks, such as GameStop GME, -7.93%, and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin...

Mutual fund houses reiterate the appeal of 5-7 yr ‘sweet spot’

In their reactions to the RBI’s monetary policy announced on Wednesday, mutual fund houses have reiterated their positive stance on debt funds investing in five-seven...

Bonds versus stocks: An alternative to ‘no alternative’: How bonds snuck up on stocks

By Katie Greifeld and Vildana Hajric A common narrative in markets is that with global rates so low, equities are the only game in town...

This bond market selloff is very different from 2013 taper tantrum

The jump in global bond yields this past month has drawn many analogies to the so-called taper tantrum of 2013, a market upheaval triggered by comments from then-Federal Reserve...

Why Das should heed Buffett on bond yields

While Buffett sounds downbeat, Shaktikanta Das, India’s central bank governor, is optimistic. He has reminded the bond market that the yield curve is a public...

Indian corporate bond market can double to ₹65-70 lakh cr by March 2025: Crisil

MUMBAI : The supply of corporate bonds in the domestic market is expected to double to ₹65-70 lakh crore by fiscal 2025 with the financial...

Global bonds are suffering the worst start to a year since 2013

US investors return Tuesday from the Presidents’ Day holiday to find the reflation trade in full force and global bond markets in retreat. How bad...

Value investing’s rebound is a question of when, not if

By Nir Kaissar In the previous two columns, I showed why value’s losing streak to growth since around 2007 is among the worst, if not...

Vaccine bonds: Vaccine bond sales to soar to fund Covid-19 shots for poor countries

By Karin Strohecker and Tommy Wilkes LONDON: Socially conscious bond investors will be targeted in a coming wave of vaccine bond deals that will seek...

Corporate bond risk back to pre-Covid levels: Report

MUMBAI: Spreads on corporate bonds over government securities of similar tenure has declined to pre-Covid levels by the end of September, according to ratings firm...

India’s corp bond market is finally drawing interest

India’s government bond market has remained shallow while the corporate bond market has been restrictive to participants. Several committees have tried to look at policy...

Junk bonds may not find takers for now

More than two months after the coronavirus pandemic shut all economic activity, offshore bond markets have begun opening up for Indian issuers, but junk bond...

Sebi move to allow defaulted debt trading a boost for MFs

The market regulator’s new framework, which facilitates trading in defaulted debt, is likely to create a distressed bond market in India, industry experts said, potentially...

What you need to know about the 7.15% floating-rate bonds

We give you the details of these bonds and tell you whether or not it makes sense to buy them. Features of the bond The...