European HY: A Record 2011, and Then?
- Fitch: Fewer Defaults to Come, Risks Persist. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;12/14/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 50, p6
The article reports on the predictions of Fitch Ratings for high yield defaults in the U.S. The agency's report expects that the default rate will continue to decline in 2010 and risks in the junk market will remain. Because defaults slowed in the second half of 2009, it expects that full year...
- Fitch: Default Rate Rises to 1.3% in July. Colter, Allison Bisbey // High Yield Report;8/15/2011, p19
The article discusses the filing of bankruptcy by OPTI Canada that pushed up the trailing 12-month U.S. high yield default rate of Fitch Ratings to 1.3 percent in July 2011 from 1.1 percent in June 2011. According to Fitch, the July 2011 bankruptcy filing of OPTI Canada became the first default...
- HY Primary Market Sees No Summer Slump. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;8/13/2012, p24
The article reports on the strong performance of the high yield bond market as evidenced by the fact that issuers priced approximately 18.2 billion U.S. dollars in high yield bonds as of August 2012, according to Fitch Ratings.
- HY Increases Share of EMEA Bonds. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;8/26/2013, p14
The article focuses on the statement from Fitch Ratings that junk bonds are emerging as the bigger part of the new issue market in Europe, Middle East and Africa and is on the to beat their U.S. counterparts on returns.
- Fitch: HY Default Pressure On the Rise. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;4/18/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p11
The article discusses Fitch Ratings' report showing that the default rate has dropped to 1.1 percent in February 2011 and expected to end the year between 1.5 percent and 2 percent.
- European HY Sets Record. Sheahan, Matthew // High Yield Report;12/24/2012, p24
The article reports that the amount of high yield bond issuance in Europe has reached a new record high of 79.7 billion U.S. dollars in 2012.
- Emerging Markets Default Risk Rises. G. P. // Global Finance;Oct2013, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p126
The article reports on the investor survey released by the global rating agency Fitch Ratings Ltd. in August 2013 which suggests that corporate default rate in emerging markets is likely to increase. It says that European investors are concerned about the impact of the U.S. Federal Reserve's...
- Fitch: Issuers Can Wait Out Market Disruption. Colter, Allison Bisbey // High Yield Report;8/15/2011, p15
The article reports that Fitch Ratings believes that most high yield bonds and leveraged loans issuers are in a position to undergo a period of temporary market uncertainty, and in the case of a longer disruption period, most leveraged U.S. companies are expected to be able to hold their ratings.
- MISSOURI: Transport District Positive. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;1/9/2013, Vol. 383 Issue 33842, p5
The article reports that Fitch Ratings Ltd. has upgraded its rating on the junk bond of Missouri's Chesterfield Valley Transportation Development District sales tax bonds.