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When Modi is seen borrowing more, rate cuts fail to boost...

All eyes are now on Indian government’s financing plans for the fiscal second half.

Apple places US$7 bil in return to bond market

The tech giant had cash and cash equivalents worth US$50.53 billion, as of June 29 as well as tens of billions more in securities holdings.

Italian bond yields set for biggest monthly fall since 2013

Italy's bond market was one of the bloc's best performers as investors grabbed the positive-yielding debt.

In a world of negative yields, Singapore still pays interest

Singapore has opened a 10-year bond offer despite a negative global economy outlook.

US weighs selling 50 and 100-year bonds after yields plummet

The idea was mooted before, back in 2017, but was shelved after receiving a less-than-warm reception.

The US$3.4 trillion haven where investors ‘hide out for a while’

Money-market mutual funds saw US$18 billion of inflows driven by the desire of investors ‘to take some chips off the table for a while’.

Argentina’s biggest oil firm sells US$500 mln of overseas bonds

Proceeds from the sale will go toward working capital and refinancing existing debt.

China cuts treasury holdings to two-year low amid trade war

While speculation has been rife that China may run down its vast holdings of US Treasuries in retaliation, the option is often dismissed as improbable.

Malaysia weighs bids for return to Europe bond market

The country has received offers from quite a lot of lenders proposing to help it raise funds in euros or Swiss francs.

Toyota joins list of failed bond sales in Japan corporate debt

The reason for the lack of demand was mainly due to investors’ hunger for higher returns, rather than any question over the automaker’s creditworthiness.

Norway fund pullout won’t have significant impact on Malaysia, says BNM

BNM governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says the impact would not be significant on Malaysia as the country has a big pool of domestic institutional investors.

Rich Asia investors face rising risk in leveraged bond funds

Wealthy investors in Asia are borrowing money to purchase funds that could load up on lower-rated bonds to prepare themselves if the market turns.

‘Bond market will remain resilient despite FTSE Russell’s pullout risk’

RAM Rating Services Bhd confident capable local investors can step in if foreigners decided to exit the corporate bond market.

Rate cut may not save ringgit bond rally as index outflow...

Potential removal from world bond index continues to raise concerns

Malaysia’s exclusion from world bond index unlikely, says RHB

It says this is due the country's strong fundamentals.

Ringgit staggers after index-fund double punch

Foreign investors have been reducing their Malaysian government bond positions since late 2016 and held about US$37 billion of the securities as of March.

Malaysia maintains pole position in global Islamic capital market

Malaysia's Islamic capital market was valued at RM1.88 trillion at the end of 2018, constituting 61% of the local capital market.

PNB has no plan to issue exchangeable bonds

The fund denies a Bloomberg report that it is mulling the first sale of exchangeable bonds to finance its overseas investments.

Qatar raises US$12 billion in bond sale despite political crisis

Qatar has been economically and politically isolated by a Saudi-led bloc since June 2017 over claims it supports terrorist groups and seeks better ties with Saudi arch-rival Iran.

Easiest job in bonds turns exhausting as China defaults soar

As credit defaults in China continue to rise, global investors are cautioned to remain savvy when considering their investments.

Stocks climb with bonds before Trump-China meeting

Markets are cautiously optimistic as US President Donald Trump is set to meet with China’s top trade negotiator in Washington on Friday.

StanChart, BNP among banks said to be added to Saudi Aramco...

Two Japanese lenders - Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., Mizuho Financial Group Inc. - as well as Samba Financial Group and Gulf International Bank BSC are said to be among those being appointed.

A big US fund is ready to nibble, not bite, on...

Chinese bonds proved a great diversification play in 2018, advancing steadily while many markets saw losses.

In Asia high-yield battle, Indonesia grabs upper hand over India

Assets in both countries will be tested this week as India reports key inflation and factory output figures, while Indonesia releases trade data.