The SPDR BofA Merrill Lynch 0-5 Year EM USD Government Bond
UCITS ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of USD-denominated government bonds
with short maturities from emerging market countries.
held by domestic banks dropped 14.
The IMF in its report said that domestic banks had become dominant buyers of government bonds
The World Government Bond
Index (WGBI) is a total return index that currently includes government bonds
from 22 countries.
The typical federal government bond
sold now in the United States has a yield of, say, 7 percent or 8 percent, which is several points higher than the rate of inflation, now averaging about 3 percent.
prices dropped below par for the first time since 1937.
The officials said the government bonds
will support both the primary market and the secondary markets and the continued trading will set an exemplary interest rate which will then influence the fixing of loan interest rates for enterprises in the bond market.
The South African Government Bond
Index has been included in the Citi World Government Bond
In addition to being available as a stand-alone index, Sri Lanka will also enter the Citigroup Asian Government Bond
Index (AGBI) effective with the April 2011 index profile, joining Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.
funds of this nature bring a great deal of stability to portfolio which a large proportion of equity, while providing dividends more frequently than individual bonds.
In the 630-day TL-denominated discounted government bond
auction, the Treasury sold nominal 2.
The government should not insist on a self-imposed target of restraining new government bond
issuance at less than 30 trillion yen a year, Noda said, adding it should take an aggressive fiscal policy if necessary.
NEW YORK -- Citi announced that the South African Government Bond
Index has become eligible for inclusion in its World Government Bond
Following the BOJ's announcement of the start of bond purchase on Monday, government bond
futures shot up in the afternoon, prompting the Tokyo Stock Exchange to briefly suspend trading to settle the confusion.
The bank said that Greek government bonds
would be removed from the World Government Bond
Index, the EMU Government Bond
Index and the World Broad Investment-Grade Bond Index by the end of June.