Buoyed by healthy balance sheets and cash reserves, corporate America is preparing to reward its shareholders with increased dividends and share buybacks. But as Saskia Scholtes reports, the prospect...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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High-grade corporate issuance has dwindled from last year’s steady flow to little more than a trickle since the turn of the year. Richard Bravo looks at the implications for investors, many of whom are looking down the credit ladder for increased...
This is an edited version of the directory recently produced by the Bond Market Association of platforms that allow corporate bonds to be traded electronically. It details the securities traded on the platforms, their technology and their ownership.
After three years of consolidation, Laurence Neville charts the current state of play in the electronic trading industry, asks if brokers are getting what they want from the players who are left and finds out if the providers themselves know where they...
Corporate bond issuance in the forthcoming year is likely to start off strongly, but the pipeline looks set to dry up if, as many analysts expect, the Fed hikes interest rates. Laurence Neville looks at the factors affecting issuance in 2004
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future