US Investment Grade: Signs of fatigue
The US high-grade primary market is showing some signs of fatigue. Last week’s final tally of $11.8bln fell way short of the average estimate with the much expected “big six" US banks not following through with bond offerings after the release of their Q2 earnings.
Copper, gold dynamics to lead US long-end yields higher?
Both Copper and Gold have risen from the March lows. For the fixed income universe, there are potential implications for the US 10-YEAR YIELD which typically has a close correlation with the Copper/Gold ratio (or inverted Gold/Copper).
Turkey’s turbo charged credit-driven growth leaves assets vulnerable
Turkey’s credit driven growth has turbo charged amidst the pandemic. By running down reserves, the Turkish central bank risks leaving the Lira exposed to what could be a volatile second half of the year.