Buyers Still Seeking Higher Yields in Low-Volume Market
- TOB or Not To Be: Time for a Comeback? McGee, Patrick // Bond Buyer;4/20/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33302, p1
The article focuses on the aspect of the tender-operation bond (TOB) program, a financing mechanism that allows investors to borrow at short-term rates and invest in higher-yielding bonds in the U.S. It says that the municipal market dynamics are so favorable that investors involved in TOB...
- June Net Inflows Hit $1.15 Billion, Lifting 2005 Total to $2.53B. Johnson, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/3/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32188, p7
Reports that municipal bond mutual funds in the United States had a net inflow of $1.15 billion in June 2005, bringing their net gain during the first half of 2005 to $2.53 billion, according to the Investment Company Institute. Year-to-date growth; High-yield municipal bond funds contributed to...
- Time To Play "You Think You Got It Badï¿½". C. J. C. // High Yield Report;9/15/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p2
The author reflects on the shutdown of the European high yield bond market. She notes that the market will focus on a coming wave of debt issuance stemming from corporate refinancing, which is expected to push spreads than even wider. She argues that investors are demanding an extra yield of...
- Muni Fund Inflows Plunge for a Second Week. Flynn, Hillary // Bond Buyer;10/242014, Vol. 1 Issue F341, p43
The article reports the 90.8% drop in the inflows for all municipal bond funds in the U.S. as of late October 2014 due to the move by investors to pull out their money in long term and high yield funds.
- Bond-Market Snapshot. // Morningstar FundInvestor;Jul2008, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p21
The article offers information on the condition of the bond market in the U.S. It reveals the development of the municipal bonds which have offered a yield advantage over comparable Treasuries. It cites the status of the spreads between Treasuries and high-yield bonds which have not been...
- Bowing Out: Pulled HY Deals Multiply. O'Leary, Christopher // High Yield Report;5/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p1
Reports on the move of prospective sellers to postpone or cancel their deals in the high yield bond market. Impact of the withdrawal on the lower-rated issuers; Number of deals being pulled out from the market in the first five months of 2005; Indication of the trend on the state of the market.
- No Signs Of Abatement For HY Fund Outflows. // High Yield Report;5/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p1
Reports on the decrease of the assets of high yield corporate bond funds as outflows continued. Contribution of pessimistic market sentiment due to continuing low total returns and steadily rising interest rates on the continuing outflows of investments; Withdrawal of several investments from...
- Triumphant convertibles? // Money Marketing;11/7/2013, p53
The article discusses the challenges facing the high-yield market in Great Britain. It states that the rapid increase has pushed the price of many high-yield bonds above the value at which they will mature. It cites that the strong performance has created a volatile investor base and many...
- IG Investors Fish In HY's Nether Regions. S.H. // High Yield Report;5/3/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the increasing number of high-grade investors entering the high-yield bond market in the U.S. Investors' reasons for tapping the market; High-yield deals involving high-grade investors.