Tag Archive: SWIBER 6.5% 08/2018

Bonds In Conversation : Bad Bonds, Bad Bonds, Whatcha Gonna Do ?

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Whatcha gonna do ? Whatcha gonna do When they come for you? ~ Bob Marley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG2ci9CyiwI&hl=en-GB&gl=SG Karma beckons as we get more and more calls for bubble in credits, the latest now from… Continue reading

SGD New Issue Review : Ezion 7+% Perpetual

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NEW ISSUE: EZION HOLDINGS LIMITED SGD SUBORDINATED PERP-NC-4Y Issuer: Ezion Holdings Limited Issue:  SGD Subordinated Perpetual Securities Ratings: Unrated Format:  Registered form, Regulation S only and S274/275 of                              SFA, issuance off S$1.5 billion… Continue reading

SGD New Issue Review : ASL MARINE SGD 4YR

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ASL MARINE SGD 4YR – New SGD 4YR transaction announced at 5.5% area – Expected issue size: SGD50 million – Timing: As early as today COMPS ASL Marine 4 ¾%  03/28/17    100.00  4.75%… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Paying The Price For Another’s Mistakes

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A lesson to be learnt in the massive traffic jam on the Singapore side of the Johor causeway – what a wonderful position to be in for others to pay the price for… 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

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