Rogers Communications is offering $500 M in 30-year bonds
Ten-year yields may drop to as low as one per cent, while those on 30-year bonds
could reach 1.
The spread on 30-year bonds
over five-year notes shrank to 218 basis points, the narrowest since Sept.
5260 Yen Japanese government bond futures jumped to a record on Friday and the 20-year yield plunged after a decent sale of 30-year bonds
implied solid demand for superlong maturities and prompted a wave of short covering.
9 billion of 30-year bonds
in the United States so far this year, more than have been sold in any full year since 1995, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) has said that it is planning to issue a two-part bond deal featuring 30-year bonds
, and a reopening of 10-year notes due in 2022.
Germany sold 30-year bonds
at a record low yield on Wednesday, helped by safe-haven buying as growing uncertainty over Greek debt talks reminds investors the euro zone crisis could yet worsen.
It follows the recent placement of GBP750m of conventional 30-year bonds
and proceeds from both bond issues will be used to repay short-term bank debt.
NiSource Finance Corp, a finance subsidiary of utility holding company NiSource Inc, is selling USD250m of registered 30-year bonds
Last week, the company said that it will auction CNY20bn worth of five-year bonds and CNY15bn worth of 30-year bonds
on the domestic interbank market on Thursday.
During the day, the yields on both 5-year and 30-year bonds
also fell to their lowest intraday levels since August 2003, hitting 0.
75 billion each of 10- and 30-year bonds
, and $1 billion of two-year floating-rate notes.