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Balder redeems preference shares
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Balder redeems preference shares

The rise in long-term market rates has slowed in late summer. The reason is largely attributable to a lower risk appetite, while North Korea has added to the worries. The...

Niklas Edman 4 September 2017
An unusually eventful summer month
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An unusually eventful summer month

Looking back on July it seems the summer has finally arrived. The Nordic primary market has been slow, as normal, while the secondary market has been unusually active for a...

Niklas Edman 3 August 2017
Record issue from Intrum Justitia
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Record issue from Intrum Justitia

June began in line with the strong sentiment prevailing in May, when we saw credit margins shrink a little and the stock markets slowly rose. Even long-term market interest rates...

Maria Andersson 4 July 2017
Klarna joins the portfolio
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Klarna joins the portfolio

The spring’s positive sentiment continued in May, with both lower credit margins and rising stock markets. The month was generally relatively calm in terms of news from central banks. There...

Maria Andersson 2 June 2017
A strong credit market again
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A strong credit market again

April offered a strong market, with credit indexes narrowing and stock markets rising significantly, says Maria Andersson, fund manager of Carnegie Corporate Bond. The robust outcome is mainly attributable to...

Maria Andersson 3 May 2017
Strong demand for Nordic credit
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Strong demand for Nordic credit

European credit indices were relatively stable in March. Stock markets ended level with the start of the month, while long-term market interest rates remained volatile. In summary, the market has...

Niklas Edman 4 April 2017
Improved order intake and a bright future predicted
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Improved order intake and a bright future predicted

February was a strong month for the Carnegie Corporate Bond A fund, which rose 0.89 percent. Overall, stock markets rose, long-term interest rates fell and credit margins narrowed. US stocks...

Maria Andersson 2 March 2017
Signs of a stronger economy
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Signs of a stronger economy

2017 began on a high note, with positive signals on the economy and inflation, and a number of strong financial reports. The markets responded with increased risk appetite, rising stock...

Niklas Edman 4 February 2017
Greater risk appetite favours high yield
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Greater risk appetite favours high yield

After an eventful autumn, December was quieter in terms of macro events that surprised the market, and the bond issue market was very active in the Nordics right up to...

Maria Andersson 3 January 2017
We are financing Volvo Cars
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We are financing Volvo Cars

November was a dramatic and eventful month for the global fixed income market. After the US election, which surprised many, interest rates increased following a conciliatory speech in which the...

admin 5 December 2016
A wet blanket over certain companies
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A wet blanket over certain companies

October was relatively uneventful in terms of economic news, particularly compared to recent months. Market interest rates have been volatile and closed slightly up on the month, resulting in a...

admin 2 November 2016
Hopes of normal interest rates
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Hopes of normal interest rates

September was marked by turmoil in the banking market. Deutsche Bank came under most fire, with large potential fines from US authorities and after the German government stated that the...

Niklas Edman 1 October 2016
Shadow ratings probed and abolished
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Shadow ratings probed and abolished

Jackson Hole, an annual symposium for central banks (rather like a sci-fi convention for economists), was regarded by the market as non-news and the Fed chair’s speech did not significantly...

Niklas Edman 7 September 2016
Tranquil in the fixed income market
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Tranquil in the fixed income market

The summer slowdown finally hit the debt market, which in July was characterised by low activity in both the primary and secondary segments. This meant July was also a slow...

Erik Amcoff 4 August 2016