India’s Yes Bank Bonds Sell-off After Shares Collapsed

Yes Bank Ltd., one of India’s largest private sector lenders, saw its dollar bonds sell-off by a record 5.5 cents to 80.9 cents on the dollar, the lowest since the bonds were sold in 2018. This was on the back of investor concerns over the health of India’s finance...

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Hong Kong’s Rating Outlook by Moody’s Turns Negative

Hong Kong’s rating outlook has been downgraded by Moody’s to “negative” from “stable” as a result of the weakening of the Special Administrative Region’s (SAR’s) institutions amid ongoing protests in the city. The international credit agency has affirmed Hong Kong’s...

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Flight to Quality Continues for Bond Investors

Bond investors continued to move towards safety and quality amid negative sentiment world over. US President Trump upped the ante on the trade war with additional tariffs on US$ 300 billion in Chinese imports. Protests in Hong Kong continued to disrupt the peace and...

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US Ultra-Long Treasury Bonds Likely to Meet Resistance

The U.S. government's most recent re-look at plans to issue treasuries beyond 30-years will likely not only encounter resistance from the Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee but also risk unsettling markets. This Committee, who advises Treasury Secretary Steven...

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Renewed Trade Tensions Trigger Risk-Off in Bonds

Renewed trade tensions coupled with neutral commentary from the Fed Chair, after the FOMC cut interest rates by 25 basis points, triggered a move towards safer assets globally in the early days of August. US President Trump imposed tariffs on an additional US$ 300...

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Fed Certainly Uncertain – Cuts Rates by 25bps

The U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday 31 July, citing “implications of global developments for the economic outlook as well as muted inflation pressures”. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the cut was to...

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