Tag Archives: government bond


Malaysian 5-year bond-swaps negative

Forbes – The spread between Malaysia’s 5-yr IRS and 5-yr government bond yields hit a negative 9.5 bps on Thursday, as hedge funds and other speculators aggressively received 5-year swaps. The spread was a positive 9.5 bps on Aug 5. […]

5:15 Capital Starts Hedge Fund With Nod to Who Song

Bloomberg – Three traders from Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP and RBS Greenwich Capital Markets started a government-bond hedge fund named for one of their favorite songs by the Who. 5:15 Capital Management LLC, named for the track “5:15” on […]

JGB futures fall towards 6-mth low on supply worries

Guardian Unlimited – Japanese government bond futures fell on Monday, edging back towards six-month lows hit earlier this month, with traders citing selling by hedge funds on the back of concerns about rising debt issuance. The Ministry of Finance said […]

Hedge Funds Hold Up in January

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar reported a summary of hedge fund performance for January 2009 as well as asset flows for 2008. As stocks and government bonds got clobbered in January, hedge funds held up relatively well, the report […]

Investors Dip Their Toes Back Into Stocks

Wall Street & Technology – Global investors boosted their equity holdings for the second month running in December and cut bonds, thanks to signs of stabilising stock markets and tumbling government bond yields, Reuters polls showed on Monday. Surveys of […]

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