United States

Shankar Ramakrishnan

Bond investors lukewarm on call to delay data

Apr 12 2018

By Eleanor Duncan, Joy Wiltermuth, Davide Scigliuzzo and Shankar Ramakrishnan

Independent voices stand up to bond issuers

Oct 12 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 12 (IFR) - Independent research firms are carving out a lucrative niche in the US bond market with hard-hitting analyses that bolster investor resolve when it comes to aggressive bond terms.

Credit buoyed by a 'presidential' Trump and growth hopes

Mar 01 2017

NEW YORK - Credit markets rallied Wednesday on what market participants described as a very "presidential" speech by Donald Trump and optimism about the strengthening US economy which looks likely to trigger an imminent rate hike by the Federal Reserve.

Bond investor resistance movement may not last

Feb 13 2017

By Shankar Ramakrishnan, Will Caiger-Smith and Natalie Harrison

Trump tax talk spurs bond change ideas

Feb 10 2017

By Davide Scigliuzzo, Natalie Harrison and Shankar Ramakrishnan

Exclusive: Bond market eyes ways to cope with U.S. tax reform

Feb 03 2017

NEW YORK (IFR) - US corporate bond market participants are discussing ways to structure new deals if US tax reform proposals, including the elimination of interest expense deductibility, are implemented, sources told IFR.

MOVES- Morgan Stanley promotes Civitillo

Jan 18 2017

NEW YORK, Jan 18 (IFR) - Morgan Stanley has promoted Leo Civitillo to global head of fixed-income capital markets, according to an internal memo seen by IFR on Wednesday.

US bond market springs to life after Trump win

Nov 10 2016

NEW YORK, Nov 10 (IFR) - The floodgates burst open anew in the US high-grade bond market this week after Donald Trump won the White House, led by issuers in sectors expected to benefit most under his presidency.

Crisis-tainted funds make cautious comeback

Oct 14 2016

NEW YORK, Oct 14 (IFR) - Enhanced cash funds are rolling out again in new forms, as investors looking for extra yield amid the money markets overhaul start to embrace an asset class with a checkered past.

Deutsche Bank gets access to bond market, but at a price

Oct 14 2016

NEW YORK/LONDON, Oct 14 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank's US$4.5bn bond issue showed it still has market access amid its recent turmoil, but the deal's steep price - and the way it was sold - left many questioning the trade's rationale.

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