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Tradeweb Government Bond Update - August 2020
9 September 2020
After months of plummeting yields, 10-year government bonds experienced a sell-off in August. The yield on Finland's 10-year benchmark note saw the largest increase of 16.5 basis points, ending the mo...
Don't Shun Global Bonds
27 August 2020
The global bond market is less volatile and supplies bigger diversification benefits than the US bond market.
The Relentless Hunt For Yield
28 July 2020
60% of all global yields are now less than 1.00% and 86% of all global yields are now less than 2.00% according to the Financial Times.
The World Is Drowning In Debt
23 July 2020
The enormous increase in public spending during the coronavirus crisis and the fall in output will lead to a global government debt figure close to 105 percent of GDP.
Jens Van 't Klooster On ECB Bond Purchasing And The Myth Of Central Bank Neutrality
19 July 2020
Jens Van 't Klooster is a postdoctoral fellow at KU Leuven and is also a member of the research group, A New Normative Framework for Financial Debt at the University of Amsterdam.
Capital Markets Weekly: Emerging Market Issuers Continue Pushing Debt Maturity Threshold
19 July 2020
Among this week's highlights indicating emerging market focus on accessing long-term debt are a 30-year issue for the Emirate of Sharjah and plans by Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem to raise h...
World Trade Data Confirms That Global Equities Look Fragile
26 June 2020
Global trade volume collapsed by 16.8% YoY in April, making the V-shaped recovery in the real economic activity unrealistic. South Korea exports, which some pra
This Confidence/Fear Gauge Has Been A Useful Contrarian Indicator
25 June 2020
Technical measures of investor confidence (or fear) are useful tools for gauging impending contrarian shifts in equity market performance. Our proprietary Compo
No Longer Superheroes? Twilight Of The Bonds
22 June 2020
Over the last 40 years, bonds were the superheroes of investment portfolios. They generated high risk-adjusted returns given steadily declining yields and were