That Saudi Arabian oil giant Saudi Aramco was able to borrow so cheaply on the markets is odd, says John Stepek.
Junk-bond yields are falling to record lows, reflecting rising prices, as investors indulge in a desperate search for yield.
Investors are pulling money out of junk bond funds and US companies are scrapping new issues. John Stepek looks at what’s rattled the market.
Oliver Butt sets out three bonds that offer both a high return for big spenders.
In the past year we’ve seen a steady rise in quality mini-bonds, says David C Stevenson, as reputable alternative asset managers move in with asset-backed propositions.
The latest profit warning from Provident Financial looks like an almighty mess, but its retail bonds may have fallen further than is justified.
This social housing bond could be a good place to park your money if capital preservation is of primary importance, says Oliver Butt.
The Family Building Society is offering a new fixed-rate “Brexit Bond”. But it’s best to steer clear, says Ruth Jackson.
Yields on high-yield bonds have fallen so far in Europe that they are lower than the dividend yield available on equities.
Oliver Butt explains why a new retail bond from Burford Capital is an attractive opportunity.
That bonds are so overvalued spells trouble for investors, says John Stepek. But thanks to the passive investing hype, that trouble could be about to turn into a disaster.