As China's vast bond market opens up, here's the best way in

Although China’s sovereign and corporate yields look ­attractive when compared with low returns available elsewhere, investors remain wary. Finding true ­opportunities and understanding the risks of the Chinese market aren’t easy for foreign investors.

Fixed Income

Regional bond dealers growing despite regulatory burden

Nearly a decade after the global credit crisis, a new fixed-income ecosystem is taking form.

Fixed Income

China is taking on the ‘original sin’ of its mountain of debt

Characterized in state media as the “original sin” of China’s financial system, leverage has swelled over the past decade -- partly because policy makers were trying to cushion a slowdown in growth from the old normal of 10 percent plus.

Emerging Markets

Keep Japan ‘Locust Lords’ on Twitter radar if you own yen stocks

Tracking the Twitter feeds of key day traders is seen as one way to track potential market movements, as these so-called “Locust Lords” can quickly sway other day traders to act with a single tweet.

Sales and Trading

Bond bears balk at 'trade of decade' as EM resilience tested

The case against emerging markets is gaining steam in one corner of the bond world.

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China's newest route for bond buying is pulling funds home

Turns out that China’s new Bond Connect with Hong Kong isn’t just good for foreigners. Offshore Chinese money is using the channel to bring money back home, taking advantage of opportunities in domestic credit products.

Emerging Markets

Why credit spreads are resisting threats from rising rates

If markets are braced for a new dawn for risk assets bereft of monetary stimulus to juice returns amid record U.S. corporate leverage, credit investors remain remarkably sanguine.

Fixed Income

Brexit, political strife no deterrent to sterling bond market

Brexit, a minority government and an end to central bank asset purchases propping up the bond market have not deterred companies from issuing new debt in the U.K.’s embattled currency.

Fixed Income

Global Fixed Income League Tables- H1 2017

Bloomberg’s Global Fixed Income League Table Report for H1 2016.

Fixed Income

Here's why U.S. junk bond market woes may prove fleeting

It’s high season for fretting over high-yield debt.

Fixed Income