The corporate bond market has had its worst year since 2008. And it doesn’t look like things are going to get much better John Stepek explains what’s going on.
Investment guru Bill Gross sees tough times ahead for corporate bonds.
The “new normal” of below 2% is bad news for income-orientated investors – but accept a bit of risk and there’s still money to be made, says David C Stevenson.
Investors were selling in droves last year and in early 2016. But now they’re back with a vengeance. US high-yield, or junk, bonds, the riskiest segment of the corporate credit market, are among the best-performing major assets this year.
Twickenham rugby club Harlequins is to become the latest sports club to tap its supporters for cash when it issues a 5.5% mini-bond. But is it worth buying in?
There are two main risks when buying a bond. Matthew Partridge explains what they are, and how “duration” can help tell you if it’s a risky bet.
In the latest of our beginner’s guides to investing, Merryn Somerset Webb explains the basics of bonds.
Very few assets around the world are cheap these days, making US high-yield junk bonds tempting. But be careful. A new default cycle is looming.
Lloyds Bank’s decision to redeem £3bn-worth of bonds has been slammed by investors as unfair and premature. Sarah Moore reports.
Investing in bonds usually means piling into a managed bond fund. But as Bengt Saelensminde explains, that makes little sense in today’s markets.
In the past few years, yield-starved investors have stampeded into high-yield corporate debt. But junk bonds aren’t looking so attractive anymore.