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Investing in bonds to take shelter from the potential tumble in stock prices also carries great risk

  • October 10, 2018 October 11, 2018
  • 09:30

Bond investors are giving up a lot of yield by taking on government bonds to avoid the potential default in corporate bonds

  • October 3, 2018 October 3, 2018
  • 08:45

Fixed-income investors are looking to high-yield bonds, preferred shares, REITs and MICs to generate greater returns

  • September 26, 2018 September 18, 2018
  • 06:00

Short-term interest rate tightening is likely to flatten the yield curve if not accompanied by expectations of higher future inflation

  • September 19, 2018 September 20, 2018
  • 06:00

Meagre returns in government debt are driving investors into equities, but bonds still serve a key purpose for some clients

  • March 1, 2018 March 2, 2018
  • 00:16

How to adjust credit quality and term to preserve yield in a landscape of rising credit costs and stable inflation

  • October 27, 2017 October 27, 2017
  • 00:55

With the U.S. facing headwinds and with rising rates and growth at home, Canada is the sweet spot for debt markets

  • September 21, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:55

Trading corporate bonds is becoming tougher as banks back away from trading non-government debt. If "sell" sentiment rises rapidly for this type of debt, could a bond meltdown result?

  • August 24, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:55

It’s tougher to trade bonds these days. Liquidity has dried up, the result of reforms that began in the fall-out of the 2008-09 global financial crisis. The lack of liquidity has expanded spreads and reduced yields on fresh, heavily traded bonds. For the vast mountain of old bonds and small bond issues that seldom trade, […]

  • May 31, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:30

Interest rates reflect many things, but, generally, in the bond world, they frame risks of inflation and default. With the perceived risk of higher rates in the U.S., already among the highest for developed nations, financial advisors and their clients are shifting away from U.S. federal debt and into corporate debt. The Canadian market is […]

  • April 27, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:35