However, increased holdings of foreign bonds
, particularly US Treasuries, has made the earnings and capitalisation of the mega banks more sensitive to global monetary tightening.
Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves have enhanced by $2 billion due to the inflows received from foreign bonds
and Sukuk in the outgoing week.
Forex Association president Malik Bostan has said the road show on launching foreign bonds
has remained successful which is likely to generate 2 billion dollars.
While foreign bonds
were picked by three respondents, none found Japanese government debt (JGB) attractive because of depressed yields.
He said Iran could currently lure in foreign investment worth $150 billion, adding that the central bank's strategy aims to attract foreign capital and short-, medium- and long-term foreign bonds
That's because many bond funds have been buying foreign bonds
in recent years, including some that say they could serve as the only bond fund in your portfolio.
stocks have outperformed foreign stocks in recent years, some types of foreign bonds
have held up well.
The new portfolio will see low-yielding domestic bonds account for 35 percent of the fund, with another 15 percent in foreign bonds
, while 25 percent each would be placed in domestic and foreign shares.
fiscal crisis escalated, Japanese investors sold a record amount of foreign bonds
on a net basis last week, offloading nearly $23 bln worth.
As the crisis in Washington unfolded, Japanese investors sold a record $23bn worth of foreign bonds
on a net basis in the week ended 5 October.
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; President & CEO: Hiroshi Okuda) has today acquired a part of public offered yen-denominated foreign bonds
(Samurai bonds)*1 issued in Japan by the Government of the United Mexican States under the Guarantee and Acquisition toward Tokyo market Enhancement (GATE)*2 facilities.
Tokyo: Tokyo's pick to head the Bank of Japan on Monday ruled out purchases of foreign bonds
to stoke the economy, as the country faced criticism it was engineering a yen devaluation.