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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.

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The importance of being earnest

As we’ve seen recently, solidarity seems to be a potential issue between countries in Europe. How does the Middle East deal with that question? Catherine Reichlin shares her knowledge in this week’s Bond Moment.

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May the north be with you

Catherine Reichlin today addresses the threats that are weighing on the cohesion of the European Union due to the pandemic and the different impact it has on the European economies... leading the gap between countries of the north and the south of Europe to potentially widen even more.

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Open bar

In her weekly Bond Moment, Catherine Reichlin today addresses the risk binge credit markets are experiencing since a couple of weeks and the Moral Hazard the famous economist Adam Smith talked about. A situation of open bar.

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Deep in the woods

Our Head of Research at Mirabaud Wealth Management today addresses the sensible link between an efficient pandemic management, the situation of demand and the health of the global economy.

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A guardian angel for fallen angels

Catherine Reichlin, Head of Research at Mirabaud Wealth Management, comes back on her recent post about fallen angels and provides a follow up, given the state of the markets and the FED's reactiveness in particular.

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Trust in the primary fixed income markets

Catherine Reichlin, Head of Research at Mirabaud Wealth Management, addresses the reemergence of trust in the primary fixed income markets.

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Rising stars & fallen angels

Catherine Reichlin, Head of Research at Mirabaud Wealth Management, addresses the subject of rising stars & fallen angels.