Portfolio trading grows in choppy bond markets: JP Morgan

According to the article published by Reuters, J.P. Morgan’s credit trading desk is already handling more than three-quarters of the volume of trades this year executed in the whole of 2019 as market turmoil picks up. The turmoil unleashed by the coronavirus pandemic has forced liquidity to dry up even in the deepest parts of…

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Corporations raise $1 trillion in the bond market amid Fed backstop, double the pace of last year

Corporations, borrowing at more than twice last year’s pace, have already raised more than $1 trillion in 2020 as they race to restructure older debt, pay down bank lines and raise cash to weather the recession. The Fed’s bond buying program and strong inflows from overseas investors have supported the new issuance. Outperform the rising…

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Major Stock Markets Fall Again as Bonds Take the Spotlight

With central banks doing what they can to stoke greater economic activity, interest rates look poised to stay low for the foreseeable future. Even with 10-year Treasury yields below 0.75% and 30-year yields just above 1.5%, rates can conceivably fall even further. With yield compression squeezing relative value hunters, deep learning analytical tools have never…

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CASE STUDY: HYDRO ONE TREASURY

“Overbond has helped us aggregate our disparate data sets into a consolidated view. They have layered their comprehensive AI analytics to enable us to make financing decisions with more precision and confidence.”– Ali Suleman, Vice President and Treasurer, Hydro One Source: Overbond Overview Hydro One Limited is an electricity transmission and distribution utility serving the…

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EU bond market a step closer to TRACE-like platform

The EU bond market is moving closer to the establishment of a central database for the publishing of post-trade data, similar to that of the Trace platform in place for many years. Source: IFR News ICMA published a report recently on the establishment of an EU consolidated tape for bond markets, assessing the feasibility of…

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