From art to tech stocks, things are changing fast in the financial world, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And it’s all down to rising bond yields.
Yields on Russian corporate bonds soared this year as billions of dollars’ worth of capital left the country in the wake of sanctions by the EU and US.
Credit markets are currently priced for perfection. But when the cycle turns, the fallout is likely to be severe.
The price of oil is collapsing. And if it continues to fall, it could trigger a wave of defaults in the US. John Stepek explains why.
Investors should take a diversified, global approach to buying bonds, says fund manager Charles Zerah. Here, he tips two to add to your portfolio.
It’s easy to see how a sell-off in bonds might get out of hand, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Investors should take note.
The higher yields on ‘junk’ bonds may be tempting, but are they worth the extra risk? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
Yields on high-risk corporate bonds plummeted to a record as prices have soared.
Corporate bonds that convert into shares at a certain price can be a great compromise for investors worried about risk. Analyst Maxime Perrin tips three.
A chain of Mexican restaurants is hoping to raise £1m by offering ‘burrito bonds’ on the equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. Ed Bowsher looks at whether it’s worth buying in.
Bonds look very expensive, but no one knows when the bubble might burst. Ed Bowsher looks at how you can get the diversification benefits of owning some bonds, without being wiped out if there’s a crash.