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What Bond Mutual Fund Investors Can Do in a Liquidity Squeeze
Things look fine for now Previously in this series, we discussed how mutual funds have a notably larger holding of corporate bonds at present than they had before the financial crisis of 2008. We’ve also talked about how regulatory changes could impact the role of banks as market makers. At the same time, the role […]
High-Yield Bond Market Had a Strong Performance Last Week
High-yield bond issuance activity was strong last week. Dollar-denominated high-yield debt amounting to $10.1 billion was issued in the week ending April 22.
What Led to the Surge in High Yield Bond Issuance Last Week?
High yield bond issuance rose last week as the stock Market improved due to the rise in oil prices. Dollar-denominated high yield debt amounting to $4.1 billion was issued last week.
A Recap of High-Yield Bonds Year-to-Date in 2016
High yield debt issuers have been wary of volatile market conditions. High-yield bonds worth $11.9 billion have been issued as of February 19, 2016.
What Are the Concerns regarding Junk Bonds?
Junk bonds have been in the news due to concerns about defaults. They have an iffy repayment ability even if they’re at the higher end of the rating scale.