Tag Archives: Rates & Yields

A pretty good indicator of USD/EUR exchange rate movements

Bond Vigilantes 06/12/2017  

After four calendar years of price appreciation, it looks like the US dollar will end 2017 deeply in negative territory. The dollar has fallen by almost 12% this year versus… Read more »

Low yield, low quality, weaker covenants

Bond Vigilantes 28/11/2017  

When investing in companies of a lower credit quality, loss given default risk is the key threat that investors have to assess. Consequently, covenant protection is a crucial consideration before… Read more »

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Canada’s increasingly divergent rate path

Bond Vigilantes 21/03/2017  

Yields on Canadian sovereign bonds have been dragged higher in recent months, with the yield on the 10-year bond recently reaching 2 year highs. This sell-off appears to reflect the… Read more »

The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


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