GRAPHIC: Thai domestic, foreign funds: http://link.reuters.com/xuw24w By Orathai Sriring and Satawasin Staporncharnchai BANGKOK, March 3 (Reuters) - Major Thai funds have increased the size of their foreign portfolios to a record, chasing higher returns and more investment options in the face of ...
and invest at higher risk levels in order to reach their long term liability expectations. Asset prices for stocks, high yield bonds and other supposed 5-10% returning investments, become stretched and bubble sensitive; Debt accumulates instead of being
options. The additions are: Vanguard VIF Capital Growth Portfolio Vanguard VIF Equity Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF High Yield Bond Portfolio Vanguard VIF Mid-Cap Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF REIT Index Portfolio Vanguard VIF Small Company Growth
environment for corporate credit. High - yield bonds and bank loans have outperformed ..... period of monetary accommodation, high - yield spreads tightened on three occasions. On average, high - yield spreads tightened for nine months
NEW YORK, Feb 27 (IFR) - Billions of dollars of energy debt could be downgraded into the US junk market over the next 12 months, much of it from an oil sector struggling with the steep drop in crude...
into emerging markets debt funds, marking their biggest weekly inflows since June of last year, and $2 billion into high - yield bond funds in the week ended Feb. 25, data from a Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research report showed on Friday
that appeared in my other portfolios--for example, high - yield and emerging-markets bonds. Because their income ..... retired investor could reasonably employ a small stake in high - yield municipal bonds in lieu of some of the high-quality
policies of QE and ZIRP (“zero-interest rates”) have had the unintentional effect of stoking appetites for high yield and creating too few (if any) consequences for companies carrying a lot of debt. This led many investors to relatively
long-term categories as well as a high - yield category to give investors an indication ..... those that would focus on the high - yield space. Should investors use those ..... municipal funds, as well as the high - yield space. Investors kept reaching
strives to have at least 20 percent allocated to mortgage-backed securities, and may allocate as much as 25 percent to high yield debt at any point, and 15 percent to foreign-currency-denominated securities, according to the prospectus