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US corporates were the biggest issuers of high-grade bonds last week, making up 54.2% of all issues. The Walt Disney Company (DIS) issued A2/A rated high-grade bonds worth $2.0 billion.
Fixed income as an asset class encompasses a variety of securities, including bills, notes, and bonds, syndicated loans, and structured products.
To fuel economic growth and to achieve its target inflation, the Fed kept the short-term interest helping bond markets until the end of 2013, when the bond buying reduced for the first time.