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Business 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Refinancing fuels record sukuk, firms take advantage of low yields to raise RM91b from bonds

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian companies are taking advantage of all-time low yields to refinance local-currency sukuk, accounting for 55% of 2012s record issuance.

Business 28 Apr 2015 | 8:17 AM

Low yields forcing more risk on retirement system, says RBA

SYDNEY: Low global yields are forcing savers to take ever more risk to ensure an adequate future income, with people on the cusp of retirement much worse off than those a decade ago, a top Australian central banker said on Tuesday.

Lifestyle 05 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Low yields from GE crops

Brief news on environment.

Business 30 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

The limits of excess

LOW yields and high equities cannot last forever, says Neuberger Berman chief investment officer, multi-asset class, Erik Knutzen in his weekly CIO perspective.

Business 16 Mar 2017 | 10:39 PM

Dollar slides to 5-week low, yields rise as investors digest Fed

NEW YORK: The dollar sank to a five-week low on Thursday while U.S. bond yields rose as investors digested the recent U.S. interest rate increase and indications there would be no pick-up in the pace of monetary tightening

Business 02 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Is that a typo?’ Australia recoils at record-low yields

SYDNEY: Australia is about to reach its last percentage point of interest-rate ammunition, dragging the country’s economy and markets deeper into the low-yield world that’s already engulfed many of its developed-world peers.

Business 25 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rubber output threatened by shortage of area and labour

SINGAPORE: Rubber production in Malaysia, the third-biggest supplier, is threatened by less plantation area, labour shortages and low yields, said Aliasak Ambia, president of Malaysia’s National Association of Smallholders.

Business 12 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Hedge funds face new blow as US$83b investor opts for DIY

MUNICH: Danish pension fund PFA says it has found a way to boost returns in a world of ultra-low yields: cut out middle men like hedge fund managers and do it yourself.

Business 15 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Kangaroo bonds stand tall in low-yield debt capital landscape

SYDNEY: Global investors are fuelling a surge in kangaroo bond issuance, turning to Australia in search of an alternative to record-low yields – especially after the shock of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

Business 21 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Mitsui Life to cut domestic bond holdings

TOKYO: Mitsui Life Insurance plans to reduce yen bonds due to their low yields in the financial year through March, reversing many years of shifting into domestic bonds from stocks, its investment planning manager said.