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Investment-Grade Corporate Bonds’ Issuance Fell Last Week
Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $28.8 billion were issued in the primary market in the week to May 27, 2016.
The US Economy: Fischer and Brainard Weigh In
Stanley Fischer expressed his views on the US economy at the G30 Annual International Banking Seminar on October 11. This came three days after the dovish minutes of the FOMC September meeting.
High-Grade Corporate Bonds React to the Fed’s March Policy
Yields on high-grade corporate bonds, as represented by the BofA Merrill Lynch US Corporate Master Effective Yield, have fallen since the Fed released its March policy statement.
Investment-Grade Corporate Bond Issuance Rose on the Week
Investment-grade corporate bonds worth $32.9 billion were issued in the primary market in the week ending November 13, 2015.
Microsoft Led the High-Grade Bond Issuance in October
On October 29, Microsoft (MSFT) issued Aaa/AAA rated high-grade bonds worth $14.0 billion. It was the largest issuance in October.
Microsoft Led the High-Grade Bond Issuance Last Week
US corporates were the biggest issuers of high-grade bonds in the week ending October 30. They accounted for 67.1%, or $25.7 billion, of all the issues.
Citigroup Issued $4.5 Billion Worth of High-Grade Bonds Last Week
US financials were the biggest issuers of high-grade bonds in the week ended October 23, 2015, making up 31.4%, or $8.0 billion, of all issues. Citigroup (C) issued high-grade bonds worth $4.5 billion.
How Your Bond Mutual Fund Could Face Liquidity Risk—and Why
Mutual funds currently own ~20% of outstanding corporate bonds—a gaining trend. Bond mutual funds thus have an increasing role in credit intermediation.