China to Issue First Sovereign Bond since 2004

Following a previous downgrade of China's credit rating by one notch to A1 on May 24th, China continues its efforts in bonds offerings in bid to internationalise its currency. China’s Ministry Of Finance has announced that it will issue 14 billion of Yuan denominated...

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1, 2, 3, 4th Fed Hike!

The Fed is in the midst of its two-day policy meeting. It is widely anticipated that it will hike rates for the 4th time in this cycle late Wednesday night Asia time. With only one increase each in 2015 and 2016, this will also be the first time that two rate hikes...

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So how much can a bond trader lie?

A Jury in the US is deliberating what constitutes a lie, as the cases against three Ex- Nomura bond traders draw to a close. The main charges are about the traders lying to customers about prices of bonds and teaching their subordinates in the firm on how to lie. The...

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Reliance Communication bonds end flat for the week.

Reliance communication has issued a statement protesting the latest round of downgrades carried out by rating agencies. The main argument put forth is that the downgrades do not reflect the ongoing  strategic discussions with Aircel and the sale of the tower business....

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“Frexit” fears fade; Risk-on sentiment develops

Geopolitical tensions over North Korea and Syria took a backseat last weekend as eyes point toward the first round of French Presidential Elections, which saw Emmanuel Macron beating the far-right leader Marine Le Pen, with a projected total of 23.7% to 21.9%....

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