Philippine five-year bonds had their biggest weekly gain since July on speculation funds being withdrawn from the central bank’s special-deposit accounts are being invested in sovereign debt.
The number of Americans who process credit transactions is slowing as lending to governments, businesses and consumers declines.
President Francois Hollande hasn’t managed to reverse a slide in France’s competitiveness with changes to labor laws and payroll taxes, the European Commission said.
As the European Central Bank prepares to take its first big step toward a banking union, the financial industry in the region remains as fragmented as ever.
Iraq plans to sell bonds for the first time since 2006 as surging oil revenue pushes borrowing costs lower even as sectarian violence in the nation escalates.
President Barack Obama knows who is the boss: the bond market.
The drive to avert a U.S. default hinges on talks between two top Senate leaders who have a mixed record of brokering 11th-hour agreements and find themselves increasingly at partisan loggerheads.
The markets shuddered slightly as the debt ceiling neared. The yield on short-term Treasuries has risen tenfold. Fidelity Investments sold off its short-term government debt.
After $5 trillion in spending on infrastructure over the past five years, China still needs more.
Canada’s dollar fell a third day as the government of its largest trading partner remained shut amid a political impasse about budgeting and lifting government borrowing authority.