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A little default risk may be acceptable as Bank of Canada eases back on rate hikes

  • February 12, 2019 February 5, 2019
  • 00:17

A flat yield curve — or, worse, an inverted one — will make business for banks, life insurance companies and utilities more difficult. Either curvature also is a sign of poor business conditions ahead

  • January 21, 2019 February 5, 2019
  • 00:08

The increase in interest rates and government borrowing will lead investors toward higher-quality government bonds

  • November 23, 2018 February 2, 2019
  • 00:13

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

  • October 10, 2018 February 13, 2019
  • 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 February 13, 2019
  • 08:45

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

  • September 26, 2018 December 26, 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 February 13, 2019
  • 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 February 2, 2019
  • 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 February 2, 2019
  • 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 February 2, 2019
  • 23:55