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The Bank of England: between a rock and a hard place

Since the end of July, the UK bond market is the biggest looser in terms of performance. How come? Listen to Catherine Reichlin's Bond Moment to know more about the impact of the Bank of England's latest moves.

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Man overboard!

Carnival has burned billions in cash since Q1 of 2020. The firm is highly leveraged but still manages to raise fresh money easily. How come? Listen to Catherine Reichlin's Bond Moment to know more.

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You can't stop "progreece"

Catherine Reichlin takes us back to sunnier lands and offers us a shot of optimism as she talks about the growth of the Greek economy, which could return to pre-crisis levels this year.

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The Reserve Bank of Australia is balancing the wheat and the chaff

Catherine Reichlin discusses the case of the RBA which, like many central banks, is trying to convince the market that a rate hike is not just around the corner.

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A controlled skidding

Catherine Reichlin today focuses on a credit market that is not enjoying the same positive trends as other credit markets: the Chinese high yield. Why does it suffer such a decline?

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The LATAM landscape

This week, Catherine Reichlin takes us for a tour of Latin America, detailing the various reasons for the overall concerning situation.

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Greetings from Russia

The central bank of Russia has recently become the focus of all foreign investors' attention. Why is Russian debt suddenly so attractive? Our expert Catherine Reichlin has made it the subject of her Bond Moment.

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Inflation isn't the same for everyone

Catherine Reichlin today looks at the inflationary situation in Turkey, whose central bank is in a particularly uncomfortable position. Will it fight inflation or give in to Mr Erdogan's pressure to lower interest rates?

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Against the tide

While several central banks are considering scaling back measures supporting the economy, the ECB goes against the tide. What does that mean for bond markets? Listen to Catherine Reichlin's Bond Moment for more information on the situation.

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The Great Leap Forward

China, known as the most polluting nation, has the ambition to become carbon neutral by 2060. This goal requires huge financial needs, which take the form of green bonds. But are they genuinely "green"?

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Preparing to move ahead

Chinese credit markets have the best year to date performance, so what shadow is currently looming over them? Catherine Reichlin takes us to the Middle Kingdom and demonstrates that the domino effect is not only confined to the political sphere!

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Green bonds

A few weeks ago, Catherine Reichlin was live on Finimize to talk about green bonds. With Sarah Bengtsson, millennial money speaker and sustainable investing expert, she discussed the evolving trend around green bonds and how to diversify your portfolios with such assets.

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Sustainability, by Amazon

Can a company that is not an ESG champion issue sustainable bonds? The answer is yes... Let our expert Catherine Reichlin expose the mechanism behind this with the Amazon example.

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Shining in the credit firmament

After "fallen angels" and recession, it's time to talk about "rising stars" and recovery. The trend is underway, but it will not take a linear path, reflecting the pace of the markets over the past year.

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Moment of truth for credits?

Catherine Reichlin today talks about the risks in the credit markets. How did shrinking bond yields affect investor behaviour?

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What about Russia?

Our expert today talks about Russia and how the US sanctions are impacting the Russian credit markets.

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"Taper Tantrum"?

Our expert Catherine Reichlin todays tells us more about credit markets in Europe and what can be expected later this year.

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Accra-Islamabad

Ghana and Pakistan, both rated B-, have returned to the international bond market recently. How did the markets react and how could we describe their respective success? Listen to our expert Catherine Reichlin to find out more.

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Can money buy peace of mind?

In a falling yield environment, investors worry about their re-investment risk but in a rising yield environment, which is currently the case, it is the issuers who worry about having to face higher costs. So what can they do? Our expert Catherine Reichlin will answer this question using the example of the car rental company Avis.

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Green isn't a shield

Stars are aligned and the fight against climate change may have found its financing tools: green bonds. While records in terms of new issues will very probably be broken in 2021, let’s not forget that green bonds are first and foremost bonds… and are subject to the same market risks than any other bond. Let Catherine Reichlin explain you more in her Bond Moment.