Tag Archive: HDB 0.943% 03/2016

SGD New Issue Review : HDB 12Y 3.22%

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NEW ISSUE – HOUSING DEVELOPMENT BOARD 12Y SGD  3.22% ISSUE: Housing and Development Board RATING:    Unrated SERIES: 062 FORMAT: Reg S Bearer / Off the Issuer’s SGD32  billion Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Twin Valentine’s Special

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The stars have aligned for both the English and Chinese Valentine’s day today, plus a full moon fever. So I will share some money saving tips with you. 1. Oranges instead of roses… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Missing the Forest For the Trees

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How did we miss the forest for the trees ? The best performing asset in the world this week would be Bitcoins which are up 50%. The talk is that China has just… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Sorry America And Thank You.

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What does one expect to gain by saying this ? “I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Rejoice, Revel & Reap The ShutDown

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Caveat emptor : Non Americans only The shut down has been good for the rest of the world. Equities and credit markets are holding more than steady. Bonds are outperforming, even high yields… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Fed With A Heart For How Long ?

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“America’s companies, from Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Verizon Communications Inc., are saving about $700 billion in interest payments with the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented stimulus.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-17/bernanke-saves-companies-700-billion-as-apple-to-verizon-borrow.html We have not counted what the rest of… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Survival of The Fittest

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Largest Bond Deal Ever In History Verizon (Baa1/BBB+/A-) Sells $49b in 8-Part Offering, Largest Bond Deal Ever Verizon’s deal tops Apple’s 6-part, $17b offering. $4.25b 3Y fixed sold at+165bps $2.25 3Y FRN sold… Continue reading

SGD NEW ISSUE : HDB 5Y 2.365% IT’S TIME TO RECALIBRATE YOUR RISK FREE RATE

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Our valuation systems have just been thrown off the scale ! It’s off the radar because HDB just launched a 5 year this morning at 2.365%. Do you have any idea what this… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : When It Rains, It Floods

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I have floods on my mind though I have not mustered the courage to step foot outside yet for the entire day. The 10Y US treasury note suffered a nasty tumble yesterday, led… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : War Games

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  An interesting observation from the recent wars is that they start in March. http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/images/user3303/imageroot/2013/08-2/20130828_war.jpg So the west is going to war with Syria/Russia. https://tradehaven.net/market/ad-hoc-commentary-the-many-short-term-benefits-of-restarting-the-cold-war-through-syria/ India is grappling with a currency war this… Continue reading