Outside of the investment grade space, Fitch believes markets such as European cross-border emerging market, and European high-yield would be more exposed to a potential corporate bond
bubble, although the impact would likely be limited to debut mid-tier size issuers, rather than more well known, liquid issuers," Hunter added.
93m via its Asset Purchase Facility corporate bond
Returns on corporate bond
investments (UK and overseas) have turned negative and fallen sharply, relative to Government bonds, resulting in a risk of locking in lower returns relative to Government bonds.
A composite corporate bond
rate was instituted, but now, Treasury is talking about creating a "yield curve" in which companies would be asked to determine the average "duration" of their plan liabilities and apply the appropriate interest rate from the curve to the plan.
Its Corporate Bond
ISA, made up from investment grade bonds and some gilts (Government bonds) promises 5.
Eaton Vance Income Fund of Boston (EVIBX) and Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Bond
Fund (VWEHX) have received the highest ratings from Morningstar.
Claymore BulletShares(TM) Corporate Bond
ETFs Offer Investors Current Income Potential with Effective Annual Maturities from 2011 Through 2017
Switzerland's SIX Swiss Exchange is the newest to try to deal with liquidity issues in the corporate bond
Funded by central bank reserves, the corporate bond
scheme aims to improve the functioning of corporate credit markets, complementing the purchases of commercial paper under BOE's Asset Purchase Facility.
government stopped issuing 30-year bonds, the longest Treasury bond rate is significantly lower than high-grade corporate bond
Many PEP investors, nervous that the stock market is looking dangerously high, are putting their money into corporate bond
PEPs in the hope of getting a higher tax-free income for much less risk than with a unit trust PEP invested in shares.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has issued a special report highlighting the major differences between the municipal and corporate bond