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SURE bond

How is the European bond market doing so far in 2020? New issues have been flooding and sustainability has become unavoidable. Listen to Catherine Reichlin's analysis in today's Bond Moment.

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Marriage of convenience

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin discusses the current rebound in the credit markets and questions its continuation into a significant rally.

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Green wave

The "build back better" trend and "green ambitions" are boosting the market. New more respectful bonds allow investors to know how their money is invested. This trend speaks for more integration and support to transitioning companies. In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin addresses the "green wave" in a constructive and optimistic manner.

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The End of the Curve

This week, Catherine Reichlin discusses the very long-end of the US yield curve and why investors are taking the duration risk.

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Like a Camel

This week, Catherine Reichlin looks more deeply into the subject of Egypt's debt, and details all of the country's initiatives in the bond world and beyond.

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THE LONGER THE BETTER

For the first time, Abu Dhabi issued a 50-year maturity bond. Catherine Reichlin tells us more about it and gives us some hints to better understand in her weekly Bond Moment.

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Return of the Fallen Angels

Back to the theme of "Fallen Angels", those companies downgraded by the rating agencies. Catherine Reichlin proposes an update of this category.

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Facing the wall

The American high-yield market is back on positive ground in a historic way! But does this mean that all is well? Catherine Reichlin tells us more about this race forward.

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Google's ESG Alphabet

Today, Catherine Reichlin addresses sustainable bonds and, more specifically, the gigantic bond issued by Google earlier this month. To do good or to look good, what is Google's main motivation? This Bond Moment invites us to look at sustainable and social finance with an open yet critical eye.

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A giant is born

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin breaks down the birth of a historical new giant in the European fixed income market : the EU. This event will change the landscape in the fixed income market in Europe, but how and why exactly? Let our expert tell you more!

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Rocking boats

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin talks about the worrying creativity of bond markets, and junior bonds with collateral in particular. Indeed, they raise various questions - such as "who could buy back the cruise ships?" in the Carnival example - and are beating out traditional senior debt holders. We are definitely in a strange and creative world.

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Social is the new green

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin addresses current booming bonds : social bonds. The field of possibilities is as wide as for green bonds ! Learn more about this trendy subject in Catherine Reichlin's new video.

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Welcome to Paradox

In her Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today addresses a paradoxical situation in bond markets... Indeed, while credit fundamentals of companies are deteriorating, investment grade bonds continue to rally further and further. How come?

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And now be creative

Facing the consequences of the pandemic, countries will need to be creative to attract money. How exactly ? Catherine Reichlin speaks about creativity in her Bond Moment.

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Emerging divergences

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today develops the recent divergent performances of Investment Grade and High Yield across various emerging markets. Discover her analysis here.

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Where is the way out?

Today Catherine Reichlin discusses the differences between the ECB and Fed's programs of purchasing investment-grade corporate bonds and the impact they have on market conditions. Last week, the Fed formalized the launch of a $250 billion purchase program that will be carried out over a period of only three months. However, it seems easier to start a program than to end it!

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Perception is King

Sometimes perception is stronger than reality... Catherine Reichlin gives us her vision in this week's Bond Moment as it seems that the hyperactivity of the primary bond market is mainly fuelled by the feeling that both the ECB and the Fed will be there to buy debt.

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A deep pocket

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today gives us an update on the bond market situation in Australia. The Central Bank of Australia successfully managed the current crisis without making heavy use of its QE programme. Its yield curve has become more attractive, especially for a AAA-rated country, and is seen as attractive by bond investors.

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Borrow like an egyptian

In the midst of the current uncertainty, some countries can stand out. In that perspective, Catherine Reichlin takes us to Egypt in her Bond Moment of the week.

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Leap of faith

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today talks about the so-called zombie companies and how they impact the US credit market and the FED's policies.