BONDS

Bonds.com Said in Talks With Western Asset, Janus for Trading – Bloomberg

Western Asset Management Co. and Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS) are in preliminary discussions with Bonds.com (BDCG) Group Inc. to use the electronic trading service as they seek alternatives to dealers with shrinking inventories. The interest …

Bonds lower on equity strength – News.com.au

AUSTRALIAN bond futures prices are slightly weaker, following strong performances on global equity markets. At 0830 AEST on Thursday, the September 10-year bond futures contract was trading at 97.160 (implying a yield of 2.840 per cent), down from 97.175 …

TEXT-Fitch affirms Bank of Scotland plc covered bonds at ‘AAA’ – Reuters

Aug 1 – Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bank of Scotland plc’s (BoS; ‘A’/Stable/’F1′) mortgage covered bonds at ‘AAA’. The total outstanding covered bonds amount to GBP23.2bn. The bonds constitute direct obligations of BoS and are guaranteed by HBOS …

Chicago O’Hare International Airport to sell $1.2 billion revenue – NBCNews.com

(Reuters) – Chicago O’Hare International Airport will sell nearly $1.2 billion of revenue refunding bonds in two deals in August, said market sources on Wednesday. The first sale is for $729 million of general airport senior lien revenue refunding bonds … Continue reading

Fitch Rates Energy Northwest (WA) Electric Rev Bonds ‘AA’ – Yahoo Finance

Fitch Ratings assigns an ‘AA’ rating to the following bonds issued by Energy Northwest, WA (EN) and secured by payments from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA): –Approximately $34.6 million Columbia Generating Station (CGS) electric …

Why Bill Gross Should Stick To Bonds – Seekingalpha.com

It’s all over the financial web, Bill Gross is stabbing a heart through the “Cult of Equities,” as he calls it. Never mind that Mr. Gross is the Bond King and until recently did not have much to say about … Continue reading

Suntech Bonds Drop as Analysts Raise Questions on Solar Company – Bloomberg

Bonds of Suntech Power Holdings Co. (STP) plummeted to the lowest price since January as analysts raise questions about the Chinese solar manufacturer’s ability to refinance its debt. Suntech’s $541 million of convertible notes due March …

TEXT-Fitch affirms Banco BPI covered bonds rating – Reuters

Aug 1 – Fitch Ratings has affirmed Banco BPI’s (BPI, ‘BB+’/Negative/’B’) mortgage covered bonds (Obrigacoes Hipotecarias, OH, Portuguese legislative mortgage covered bonds) at ‘BBB’. The ‘BBB’ rating of BPI’s OHs is supported by …

Bonds Extend Losses After ADP July Job Growth – CNBC

U.S. Treasurys extended early losses on Wednesday after the ADP National Employment Report showed higher-than-forecast private sector job growth in July. The 10-year note fell 8/32 to edge up slightly to 1.498 percent from 1.476 percent in late U.S. trade … Continue reading

Spain bonds rise; investors avoid selling before ECB – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Spanish and Italian bond prices rose on Wednesday, with investors reluctant to sell before a European Central Bank meeting on Thursday on the possibility the bank may resume its bond buying program. Just days ago, many …