Capital Markets

Pension funds such as Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund are shoring up stock prices.

Collapse of 'safe-haven asset' bubble looms

Lower government bond prices could trigger a chain reaction

  • Japan's corporate debt offerings on track for record year

    Rush to issue bonds driven by expectations of rising rates

  • Startup financing losing steam in US, China

    Monetary tightening curbs investor appetite as interest rates rise

  • No. 2 cryptocurrency Ethereum plunges 50% in 4 weeks

    Some $17bn in value lost since mid-June; volatility places it well behind leader bitcoin

  • Japan public pension fund boosts Facebook, Alibaba holdings

    GPIF also posts $69.45bn profit, 5.86% investment return

  • BOJ conducts first fixed-rate bond purchase in five months

    Bank increases bond purchase simultaneously

  • Thai stock exchange to launch startup platform by year-end

    Amid boom in new companies, 'Live' aims at offering more exit strategy options for investors

  • BOJ conducts fixed-rate bond-buying operation to rein in yields

  • Revised Tibor rates to better reflect market forces

    Japanese lending benchmark criticized for faulty design, lack of transparency

  • As long-term rates jump, JGB holders poke BOJ for reaction

    Tapering not expected, but market anxious about bank's red line

  • SoftBank readies multibillion-dollar bond issue

    Hybrid bonds cushion balance sheet impact, help finance Vision Fund

  • Bank of China sets up Singapore bond hub

    Lender eyes role as pipeline for financing Belt and Road projects

  • Japan seen left out of global exit from easy money

    US, Europe and even Australia riding the tide of higher bond yields

  • Mainland-Hong Kong Bond Connect starts trading after Xi's visit

    Program intends to lure international investors into China's $9.6tn bond market

  • Investors ditch Bitcoin for other digital currencies

    Cryptocurrency's market capitalization share tumbles to less than 40%

  • Japan banks slash JGB holdings to record lows

    Negative rates squeeze regional banks into selling needed instruments

  • China's corporate bond issues plunge as interest rates jump

    Beijing's monetary tightening, aimed at defusing bubble, risks economic fallout

  • Michel Lowy

    Asian high-yield debt market will be tested

    Investors increasingly edgy amid uncertain liquidity

  • Japan's government bond market grinding to a halt

    Yield on 10-year notes frozen for 7 days

  • Carlyle chief sees attraction of youthful China

    Comments follow $2bn buyout of McDonald's operations