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  1. BOJ to buy more short-term JGBs as first buying op in April

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    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 31 (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan said on Tuesday it will increase buying of short-term Japanese government bonds at its first debt purchasing operation in April.

  2. Japan Post Bank to slash new JGB investments to record low next year

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 31 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings' banking unit plans to cut new investments in government bonds (JGBs) to a record low 14.38 trillion yen ($120 billion) in the fiscal year from April, marking the third year of decline for the low-yielding asset.

  3. Credit Market Outlook: Demand Rises for Higher-Yielding U.S. Dollar-Denominated Debt

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    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    There is reportedly over EUR 1.5 trillion of euro-area government bonds that are currently trading at negative yields. Most of ..... years. Among other developed markets, Japanese 10-year government bonds don't provide much additional yield either, as they

  4. JGBs drop sharply, as investors sell both cash bonds and futures

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 27 (Reuters) - Japanese government bonds skidded sharply on Friday, as investors sold both cash bonds and futures before the end of Japan's fiscal year.

  5. Swedish cbank buys 2017 and 2025 bonds in QE auction

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    STOCKHOLM, March 26 (Reuters) - Sweden's central bank said on Thursday it bought 6.0 billion crowns ($710 million) of government bonds in a reverse auction, the first tranche of a new round of bond buys.

  6. JGBs steady after smooth 2-year auction

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 26 (Reuters) - Japanese government bonds were mostly steady on Thursday, after a sale of two-year notes went as investors had expected.

  7. Can ECB Policy Heal Europe’s Ills?

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    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    issuance. With no capital market access and no increase in government bonds , Greece will ultimately have to turn to its European partners ..... month, which corresponds to more than the net supply of government bonds across the eurozone. Due to the size of the ECB’s

  8. JGBs edge down, 10-year yield rises from 7-week low

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    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    TOKYO, March 25 (Reuters) - Japanese government bonds edged down on Wednesday as investors cautiously adjusted positions in the remaining days of Japan's fiscal year.

  9. The Big, Bad Bite of Taxes and Inflation

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    Mon, 23 Mar 2015

    to be five years for stocks, while government bonds are held until replaced in the index ..... invested in 1926 grew to $5,317. Government bonds returned 5.7% annualized, and ..... wealth is 80% lower after taxes. Government bonds only return 3.6%, and a dollar

    Government Bonds found at 0:48

    gains tax calculation is assumed to be five years for stocks, while government bonds are held until replaced in the index. No state income taxes are included. In the first chart, you can see that stocks have returned an annualized 10.1%. One dollar invested in 1926 grew to $5,317. Government bonds returned 5.7% annualized, and a dollar grew to $135. In the next chart, we are looking at aftertax returns. Stocks only return 8.1% annualized, and a dollar only grows to $1,054. With 2% lower annual returns, your ending wealth is 80% lower after taxes. Government bonds only return 3.6%, and a dollar only grows to $22.74. The last chart looks at returns after taxes and inflation. Now, stocks
  10. India needs to further develop corp bond markets - cenbank deputy Gandhi

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    Mon, 23 Mar 2015

    MUMBAI, March 23 (Reuters) - The development of corporate bonds has "not been too satisfactory", Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor R. Gandhi said on Monday, calling the huge supply of government bonds one of the impediments.

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