Published: Dec 11, 2020
The Federal Reserve is casting a long shadow over the world's biggest bond market, derailing a classic recovery trade and underscoring how an era of central-bank intervention will reverberate for some time to come.
Published: May 18, 2020
Royal Caribbean Cruises was in a quandary. The company needed to raise money while its ships were docked amid the Covid-19 pandemic, and the bond market was open if Royal Caribbean was willing to mortgage ships as collateral. Similar deals had worked for rivals like Viking Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings.
Published: Aug 06, 2019
The performance of the Thai stock market for the rest of the year will hinge on the effectiveness of the new government’s economic stimuli and whether these policies can stir up investors’ sentiments that have been hit adversely by the US-China trade war, market experts predict.
Published: Jul 18, 2019
There’ll be a capital “rotation” in the second half of 2019, with money flowing from US markets to Asia although the world’s largest economy has seen a much-coveted rally in the first six months of this year, according to Japan’s financial services provider Nomura.
Published: Jul 11, 2019
The Thai Bond Market Association (ThaiBMA) will ask the Finance Ministry to relax the regulations for tax collection on debentures. The association found that the complicated measures have affected the returns of investors. They suggested that tax collection should begin on the date of issue as opposed to the day of holding, said Tada Phutthitada, the ThaiBMA’s president.
Published: Apr 09, 2019
Thailand’s political uncertainty has been a drag on both public and private investment, given this year’s estimated stagnation in the Thai bond market and a turn to neutral in the country’s three-month investor confidence index this April after a bullish March.
Published: Feb 25, 2019
IF JANUARY developments are any to go by, 2019 looks to be a year of heightened volatility with risk themes across rates, trade and general economic growth continuing to ebb and flow in the global financial markets. But rather than playing it safe, the availability of choices will be the bond market’s new best friend in this fluid environment.