Apr 9, 2015

Switzerland expands negative-yield universe at bond auction

In a world where paying for the privilege of lending to creditworthy nations has lost its stigma, Switzerland is breaking the most ground. The nation on Wednesday became the first to sell 10-year bonds via auction at a negative yield, meaning investors who acquired ...

Oct 9, 2014

Dovish Fed minutes reveal global slowdown worries

Federal Reserve officials stressed “patience” in waiting to raise interest rates, worrying about weaker foreign economic growth and the stronger dollar, minutes of their September policy meeting showed Wednesday. Participants at the Federal Open Market Committee meeting discussed their concerns about the stronger dollar ...