- Direct lending (37)
- Emerging markets (46)
- High yield bonds (168)
- Structured credit (49)
- CLO (42)
- Distressed debt (36)
- Credit derivatives (135)
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Analysts have interpreted the IG credit risk premium in various ways — but the point is to harvest it12 days ago
Selling CDS protection could be the most effective way of capturing excess premiums in investment grade credit
Corporate credit performance expected to catch up with financial borrowers as European quantitative easing begins12 days ago
The return of European Central Bank quantitative easing on 30 October portends a catch up this month of corporate credit performance with other parts of the market, such as financial borrowers, say strategists.
Over 1,200 sign up to CDS protocol12 days ago
Plans to improve CDS market integrity have received a boost, with the International Swaps & Derivatives Association drawing a stronger than expected response to its protocol aimed at stamping out narrowly tailored credit events (NTCEs).
Fund performance12 days ago
A round-up of fund performance click here.
BTIG founds European fixed income credit division and adds four traders12 days ago
The London-based division will be led by Michael Carley, who BTIG hired last year as a fixed income managing director in New York
Credit traders' kickstand: QE and dispersion sever 'haves' from 'have nots'18 days ago
The underperformance of European high yield credit has picked up this week, on rising concerns about dispersion in funding access
Traders face Monday deadline for manufactured credit event protocol25 days ago
Interested parties have until Monday to sign up to a protocol aimed at stamping out narrowly tailored credit events from the CDS market, with the International Swaps & Derivatives Association having given extensions on the original deadline
Schroders integrates ESG into corporate revolving credit facility27 days ago
The firm is the first asset manager to convert its corporate revolving credit facility into an ESG-linked facility, it claims, and will link pricing to three ESG-related key performance indicators
Diverging views emerge over performance of ESG investing, RBC survey reveals29 days ago
Investors which incorporate ESG principles are convinced it adds value, but those who do not are more uncertain, according to a survey by RBC Global Asset Management
Credit traders’ kickstand: UK vote brings profit-taking and corporate catch up1 month ago
Profit-taking has reversed some of the previous outperformance of European financial credits ahead of Saturday’s crunch UK parliament vote on the latest Brexit agreement with the European Union, but UK names continue to trade bullishly as trader concerns about the chances of a no-deal exit on 31 October recede
Reality bites after credit traders abandon Brexit hedges1 month ago
Rediscovered faith in the ability of the UK and European Union to reach an agreement before the 31 October Brexit deadline has helped fuel a surge tighter of credit spreads, led by UK financial names. But that break with caution faces an immediate reality check today, following admissions a lot more work is needed
Credit traders' kickstand: curves in focus as market overcomes mid-week wobble1 month ago
Credit markets have had a more positive week overall than last, and that was given a couple of extra twists today by UK/European Union and US/China talks. But this masks weakness mid-week and, following a brief steepening of curves, improvement is mainly exhibited by financial sector names
NNIP's private debt head moves to private equity job1 month ago
The team leader for direct lending, loan portfolio financing and non-performing loan securitisations at NN Investment Partners has moved to a senior private equity job at AnaCap Financial Partners
Credit traders' kickstand: trade troubles threaten volatility "sooner than you think"1 month ago
Most of the credit market goes into the coming week in a more nervous mood than it began this week, with hopes for the resuming US-China trade talks tempered by the US’s opening of a new front with Europe on trade
LCH and Ice prepare to battle it out over options clearing1 month ago
A fully cleared market for CDS options is getting closer, with the two largest central clearing counterparties (CCPs) set to expand their services.
Boeing/Airbus dogfight widens spreads as WTO ruling exposes Europe's trade weaknesses1 month ago
The World Trade Organisation’s go-ahead for the US to impose $7.5 billion of tariffs on imports from the EU has sent credit spreads sharply wider. And, according to latest credit research from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, it exposes Europe’s “Achilles heel”
Roll week leaves CDS in strange places1 month ago
CDS traders navigate a much-changed landscape in October, after one of the most impactful index rolls in recent times.
Fund performance1 month ago
A round-up of fund performance
Ucits at a glance1 month ago
A round-up of ucits fund performance
Credit funds at a glance1 month ago
A round-up of fundraising and people moves in credit
Political risk puts December in focus as CDS investors play index volatility1 month ago
Selling implied volatility has been prominent among CDS investors since last month’s iTraxx and CDX index rolls, says BNP Paribas in a research piece, with December a popular point of focus for trades
Insight, M&G and Royal London win big sterling IG mandate1 month ago
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has appointed three investment firms as external managers, to an investment grade credit fund, set to be launched in 2020.
Mediobanca hires former credit derivatives trading head1 month ago
Mediobanca has hired an experienced credit trader to its office in Milan
Kames names replacement as CEO steps down after six years1 month ago
The UK fund manager has appointed its chief investment officer as interim CEO
Schroders appoints head of sustainable credit2 months ago
The hire, Schroders anticipates, will "deliver the very best in ESG credit investment solutions for clients"
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