Corporate bonds

US corporate bonds become more sensitive to a sudden rise in rates

The sensitivity of U.S. corporate bonds to a rise in interest rates is near record highs, just as higher growth and inflation are expected to return in the coming months as the country’s economy, hit by the coronavirus, is recovering. Duration, which reflects the time it will take for the price of debt to be […]

Corporate bonds

The budget provides for the creation of a permanent framework for the purchase of corporate bonds

In a bid to inject more liquidity into the nascent corporate bond market, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the creation of a permanent institutional framework, but more specific details will tell whether this could be a success, according to bond market participants. “To build confidence among corporate bond market participants […]