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Foreign investors turned net buyers of Asian bonds

FOREIGNERS TURNED net buyers of Asian bonds in February, however the flows were uneven as political uncertainty in parts of the region dampened optimism that the United States and China were inching toward a trade deal.

ADB raises P5.22B via peso bonds for PHL projects

THE ASIAN Development Bank (ADB) raised over P5 billion in local currency bonds offered to foreign investors, with the funds meant to support projects in the Philippines.

PHL bond market grows in Q2

THE Philippine bond market continued to expand in the second quarter even as yields surged as a result of successive rate hikes by the central bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

ALI plans to raise up to P8 billion from bond issuance

Ayala Land, Inc. plans to raise P8 billion by issuing fixed rate retail bonds with a maturity of five years and to be listed...

Government fully awards five-year Treasury bonds worth P15 billion

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded P15 billion worth of five-year re-issued Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The yields climbed to 5.902%, from 5.592% in...

The 1% threat in Japan that has global bond markets on...

With investor attention firmly on the spike in the Japanese 10-year yield this week, officials at the US Treasury and France’s Agence France Trésor,...

Government rejects all bids for 20-year Treasury bonds

The government opted to fully reject all bids on the reissued 20-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday as the market preference is...

BSP simplifies rules for banks’ bond floats

THE CENTRAL BANK has simplified rules for lenders issuing bonds to raise additional capital, its chief said, which is expected to replace long-term note offerings.

Asia is hunting ground as bond funds see bargains in EM...

The sell-off in emerging markets is prompting some global money managers to hunt for bargains in Asian bonds and currencies. The rout set off by...

Government rejects all tenders for reissued seven-year bonds

The government decided to reject all bids on the reissued seven-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday, July 17, as investors demanded higher...

Government plans to raise up to P40 billion from Marawi bond...

THE DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) is eyeing to float about P40 billion worth of bonds for the five-year rehabilitation of Marawi city. Finance Secretary Carlos...

Moody’s expects sovereign green bond issuance to accelerate

By Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Associate Editor Sovereign green bond issuance is seen to pick up pace, as governments promote sustainable policy agendas and encourage...

Asian dollar bond buyers brace for grim year as losses mount

Investors in Asian dollar bonds, who just suffered the biggest first-half loss in five years, see little chance of a recovery any time soon. Cash-starved...

Government rejects all tenders for reissued 10-year Treasury bonds

The government decided to reject all bids on the reissued 10-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday, July 3, as investors demanded higher...

Gov’t rejects all tenders for T-bonds as rates rise

THE BUREAU of the Treasury (BTr) rejected all bids for the five-year bonds it offered on Tuesday as the market sought higher rates due to expectations of more policy adjustments from the local central bank.

Treasury bills, bonds likely to fetch higher rates

GOVERNMENT SECURITIES on offer this week will likely fetch higher yields amid likely tepid demand from investors following a fresh interest rate hike by the local central bank.

Petron keeps top credit rating for P20-B bonds

PETRON CORP. maintained the highest credit rating for its P20-billion outstanding bonds, a local debt watcher said.

Banks see strong demand for PHL ‘samurai’ bonds

TOP JAPANESE banks have expressed their interest in participating in the Philippines’ return to the yen debt market following a meeting with the Finance department in Tokyo.

Gov’t partially awards seven-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT made a partial award of reissued seven-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on Tuesday even as the rate inched higher as concerns on inflation lingered ahead of the policy meeting of the US central bank.

Seven-year T-bonds to fetch higher rates

YIELDS on reissued Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on offer today will likely pick up ahead of the policy meeting of the US Federal Reserve.

Gov’t raises P4 billion via bonds

THE GOVERNMENT partially awarded the 10-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday, with yields continuing to rise, as the market still prefer short-dated...

The right way to gain financial security

Considering the economic climate today, saving money is not enough to be financially secured. Saving alone can derail one’s financial goal. The right way...

Bonds partially awarded

THE GOVERNMENT made a partial award of the seven-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Wednesday as yields continued to rise amid with expectations...

SMC to issue P10-billion fixed rate notes

San Miguel Corp. (SMC) looks to raise P10 billion from the issuance of fixed rate notes due 2020 fo refinancing existing debt and to...

Government raises P10 billion from reissued three-year bonds

The government made a full award of reissued three-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on Tuesday, May 8. At Tuesday’s auction, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr)...

NLEX Corp files for P25-billion shelf registration

A tollway unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) plans to raise P25 billion through the issuance of fixed rate bonds, with P6 billion...

As rate woes roil Treasuries, bond funds shift to Asia

THE TREASURIES ROUT is making emerging Asian bonds look even more attractive. Higher yields, buoyant economies, and a slower pace of rate increases in Asia...

Seven-year Treasury bonds to fetch higher rates

TREASURY BONDS (T-bonds) on offer tomorrow are likely to fetch higher yields on the back of higher US Treasury yields and heightened inflation expectations. The Bureau of...

Reissued five-year bonds to see weak demand

TREASURY BONDS (T-bond) on offer this week may see higher bids due to tight following the government’s latest offer and issuance of retail bonds. The...

Demand for T-bills to drop further

BIDS for Treasury bills (T-bill) on offer today may be rejected anew by the government on the back of dampened demand following the successful...

Gov’t rejects all bids for 10-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT rejected all bids for the reissued 10-year Treasury bonds (T-bonds) yesterday as inflation eased and with the Treasury still having a solid...

BSP seen trimming RRR before policy rate tweaks

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) will likely tweak reserve requirements imposed on banks before adjusting policy rates, an...

Gov’t makes partial award of 10-year bonds as rates climb

THE GOVERNMENT partially awarded the Treasury bonds (T-bonds) it offered on Tuesday as yields bid by banks were above its benchmarks and as it...

Gov’t makes full award of 7-year bonds

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded its offered Treasury bonds (T-bonds) on Wednesday with yields inching lower, as banks ditched the central bank’s term deposit facility for...

Five-year bonds to fetch slightly higher rates amid Fed hike bets

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter TREASURY BONDS (T-bonds) on offer this week will likely fetch slightly higher yields, reflecting market caution as players await...

Government to borrow less next quarter

THE GOVERNMENT plans to raise up to P150 billion from domestic lenders next quarter, 23% less than the P195 billion programmed in the three...

Philippine bond market size up 10.2% at end-June despite rising yields...

LOCAL currency bond issuances in the Philippines rose by an annual 10.2% at end-June, driven by the government’s retail bond offering together with strong...

Project bonds not needed ‘for now’

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez Senior Reporter THE GOVERNMENT is not keen on offering bonds to fund big-ticket infrastructure projects, National Treasurer Rosalia V. De Leon...

Corporate bond demand seen healthy despite government shift in infrastructure financing

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent APPETITE for corporate bonds will likely be sustained even if the government takes on more debt to fund its...