high yield bonds

FIIG Securities

For exclusive insights on how to access the high yield bond market, come and hear directly from 20 industry leaders at FIIG’s High Yield Conference on Thursday 17th May at The Hilton, Sydney. Presenters including Bernard Salt, Stephen Koukoulas, and John O’Mahony will conduct a variety of sessions that will... Show More

Over the past 12-months, the 3-year Australian Government Bond has risen just 21 basis points from ~1.8% a year ago, to 2.01% now. For an average retiree with an account balance of $200,000, this equates to an additional $420 of income per year. Show More

Livewire News

A number of records were broken in 2015 in corporate bond markets, but not records investors would be happy about. 1) About 9 percent of the high-yield market now boasts yields above 20 percent—the highest amount since the financial crisis. 2) Junk bonds recorded their worst annual returns in a... Show More

Livewire News

“The junk-bond default rate rose to 2.6% from 2.1% this year and will likely jump to 4.6% in 2016, breaching the 30-year average of 3.8% for the first time since 2009, said New York University Finance Professor Edward Altman, inventor of the most commonly used default-prediction formula, who has been... Show More

Chris Watling

Our central case is that Global equities have rolled over into a cyclical bear market (as of mid-2015). There are a number of reasons driving that view (for more pls see http://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2015-12-01/making-the-argument-for-a-global-bear-market to attached video). One reason in particular though is the continued signal from our ‘Bear Market’ forecasting model... Show More