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With three huge sovereign bond debuts, this has been a bumper year for emerging market government debt issues. First came Argentina, [...]

25 October
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It's scarcely possible to read about global economic policy these days without hearing that central banks have run out of ammunition [...]

11 October
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Recent discussion of possible European bank bailouts has focused on Italy. Saddled with €360bn of souring loans and enfeebled [...]

27 September
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Investment markets are being driven by two trends, as bonds predict a gloomy outlook of low growth, but optimistic equities [...]

13 July
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The idea of loaning a government money for no return is absurd. But that’s what’s happening in five European countries, [...]

5 July
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Almost certainly, yes. With 10-year German bond yields having turned negative, there is now $11 trillion worth of sovereign debt [...]

15 June
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Bond yields across the advanced world have touched a record low. [...]

6 June
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The costs of university may have spiralled, but it still pays to have letters after your name. According to the Sutton Trust, [...]

26 May
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Fintech is speeding up "unprecedented" changes that are underway in Europe’s bond markets. [...]

20 April
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Argentina, South America's third largest economy, has announced a multi-tranche bond sale worth between $10bn and $15bn (£10.5bn) [...]

18 April
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Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has said green bond issuance could triple to $28bn this year, providing the Chinese [...]

15 April
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The UK bond market is sitting on a bed of nitroglycerine, according to Bill Gross, one of the world’s most pre-eminent bond [...]

13 March
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Does the jump in high yield spreads say anything about the global economy? [...]

23 February
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The date of the EU referendum has been announced and battle lines have been drawn over who is in the Remain camp and who is for [...]

22 February
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Ukraine has vowed to vigorously defend its interests as it gears up for a London legal battle with Russia over unpaid debt. [...]

18 February
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