Bonds rallied for a second day as traders bet an aggressive streak of global interest-rate hikes is close to ending, bolstered by optimism that inflation in the world’s biggest economy will continue to slow.
Treasury bills maturing in the first half of June rallied as trading resumed following the Memorial Day holiday after a deal to lift the debt ceiling eased concern over the prospect of a calamitous US default.
Traders are betting artificial intelligence and machine learning will have the biggest impact on financial markets in the coming years.
After successful bets against the world’s major bond markets paid off in 2022, a BlueBay Asset Management fund is positioned for another debt selloff this year.
The asset management unit of BNP Paribas SA is stripping Europe’s top ESG designation from $16 billion worth of funds, adding to a tidal wave of reclassifications that the industry is blaming on unclear rules amid growing signs of anger from investors.
Europe’s top ESG fund class may be close to reaching a tipping point.
A new ESG product that JPMorgan Chase & Co. is about to start offering clients shows how rapidly perceptions are changing about the investment strategy.
Global bonds sold off as investors responded to central bankers signaling they will increase interest rates as much as necessary to bring down inflation.
The end of Boris Johnson’s run as prime minister may ease the sense of political chaos, but it won’t fix any of issues depressing UK markets.
The hottest US inflation in four decades will push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more aggressively this year, and a recession may not be far behind.
Long-maturity Treasuries are contending with their biggest drawdown on record, at least according to their most popular exchange-traded fund.
It’s the next big market call that could enrich traders across Wall Street: The raging global energy crisis and ever-more hawkish central banks knock key economies into 1970s-style stagflation. It’s a long shot for now, but anxiety is building among money managers that this market scenario -- out-of-control inflation just as growth slumps -- will eventually come to pass, especially in Europe.
Gauges of money market stress remain elevated after hitting their highest since 2020, though bank strategists don’t see the turbulence escalating into a full-blown crisis.
Europe’s stricter environmental, social and governance rules might be forcing companies in more controversial sectors to look across the Atlantic for funding.
Bonds tumbled across the world on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s latest hawkish pivot, with yields from Wellington to London breaching multi-year highs.
Signs are growing that U.S. Treasury yields may continue to march higher even if Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell strikes a balanced tone at Jackson Hole this week.
U.S. Treasury yields rose to the highest since February 2020 and are at risk of climbing further, as investors start to factor in the full economic impact of a stimulus plan totaling as much as $1.9 trillion.