Municipal Bonds Are Down So Much That They’re Buys Again

Text size Al Drago / Bloomberg A funny thing happened in the past week, as news emerged of inflation hitting a four-decade high. A few strategists started looking a bit more positively on bonds, or at least somewhat less negatively. March consumer prices were 8.5% above their level a year earlier, while producer prices were … Read more

Ind-Ra view: RBI’s proposals on bank investment portfolio to help corporate bonds

According to India Ratings and Research, the move would qualify corporate bonds to be included in the held-to-maturity (HTM) category of the investment book, which would increase investment into these securities. Investment in corporate bonds could get a fillip if the Reserve Bank of India’s discussion paper on prudential norms on investments by banks is … Read more