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SGX Launches Bond Market Initiatives

Singapore Exchange (SGX) today launched its first initiatives to enhance the listing, trading and distribution of fixed income products to build a more vibrant bond market in Asia. These initiatives include drawing more Singapore-listed companies and other organisations to issue bonds for listing and trading on SGX. The listing and trading of fixed income securities […]

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Profiting From Death Bonds

Came across an article about how some investors are making money by teaming up with a terminally ill person to buy corporate bonds. How it works is that some major U.S. companies often issue bonds with what is known as a survivor’s option. This option allows the joint-owner of the bond to redeem it at […]

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Temasek Launches 15 and 25 Year Sing-Dollar Bonds

Temasek Holdings yesterday announced that it has priced S$500 million 3.785% Guaranteed Notes due 2025 and S$500 million 4.0475% Guaranteed Notes due 2035 to be issued by its wholly owned subsidiary, Temasek Financial (I) Limited, under the Issuer’s US$10.0 billion Guaranteed Global Medium Term Note Program. The 15-Year Notes and the 25-Year Notes will be […]

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Temasek to Raise More Money From Bond Offering

Temasek Holdings has sold another US$1 billion in bonds, its fifth offering in as many months. Since October last year, Temasek has raised more than $4 billion through bond sales, including yesterday’s issue. The latest 10-year offering will have a coupon rate of 3.265 per cent, which is lower than the roughly 4.3% yield in […]

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LSE Launches Bond Trading Platform

This week, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) launched a new bond trading platform that will make bond investing more accessible and affordable for retail investors. For the launch of the bond trading platform, 49 gilts and ten corporate bonds by blue chip companies including Royal Bank of Scotland, Tesco, GlaxoSmithKline, BT, National Grid, Morgan Stanley […]

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