Tag Archive: SINGAPORE BOND MARKET

The Bright Side of The Singapore Bond Market – Our Amazing Corporate Bonds

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While government bonds have underperformed on the year, we cannot say the same for the SGD corporate market. Corporate bond yields have caught up with government yields in a significant way, with government… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : The Blessed Relief Of Playing With Fire

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I say this week ends with blessed relief and double that for me because I narrowly escaped major damage from a little fire incident in the living room. No more playing with fire… Continue reading

SGD Weekly : Scratch Your Head And Miss The Boat

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After the electrifying elections (where I did warn was not going to be as bad as markets thought it would be), it is official – Singapore would contend to be the worst performing… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : High And Dry Markets and The Blaming Game

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Total global bond issuance has fallen 61.3% in the past 2 weeks and the backlog is growing which means that borrowing costs will have to rise to whet investor appetite. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-01/bond-sales-drought-in-august-swells-pipeline-with-m-a-debt-deals It is… Continue reading

BONDS IN CONVERSATION : HAKUNA MATATA, THE FIRST AFTERSHOCK

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7 weeks ago, we talked about the “aftershocks” after China pulled out all the stops. And back then we wrote, “What we have to look forward to ? 1. The side-effects of China’s… Continue reading

SGD Weekly : Timely Elections

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I am thankful for the upcoming elections because these are times were we desperately need some distraction. It has been an atypical week because we do not often get Minsky moments in markets… Continue reading

DARK TUESDAY ALERTS : ANOMALIES IN SGD CORP BONDS – MEDCO AND GITI

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Not intending to spread panic on a Dark Tuesday after Black Monday, but I would like to point out to readers some anomalies in SGD corporate bond prices. S&P Revises PT Energi Mega… Continue reading

SGD NEW ISSUE : ASPIAL 5Y 5.25% SGD 75 MIO

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** ASPIAL TREASURY PTE. LTD. – SGD 5YR AT 5.25% ** ISSUER:  ASPIAL TREASURY PTE. LTD. (“Issuer”) GUARANTOR: ASPIAL CORPORATION LIMITED (“Guarantor”) STATUS:  Direct, unsubordinated, unconditional and unsecured TENOR: 5 years OFFER/ISSUE:  Up… Continue reading

SGD Mid Week Recap : Singapore Slings Surprise !

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It has been more than unsettling for me when I painstakingly write 2 articles yesterday morning, one on Singapore’s first ever AT1 issue, to find them missing in the afternoon. If anyone has… Continue reading

SINGAPORE RATES WEEKLY : SG50 FOR YOU AND ME AND OUR NEW WEBSITE

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Welcome to the new look Tradehaven website. It took slightly longer than we had anticipated and has been quite a lesson in learning that none of us are terribly good at design work,… Continue reading