High yield bond returns grow in Q3

 Timothy Barello | Corporate Communications
High yield bond returns grow in Q3

High yield bond returns continued to rise in Q3 2017, according to the latest IHS Markit Syndicated Loan Market Data Snapshot Report.

Quarterly report highlights include:

  • Index Trend - iBoxx High Yield Bond Index YTD returns remain strong (6.22%)
  • Secondary Market Loan Pricing Trend - Asia continues best regional performance (11.03% Q3 delta in bid price)
  • Global Loan Sector Spread Trend - North American and EU energy firms lead spread increase
  • US New Issue CLO Spread Trend - New Issue Secondary AAA spreads saw modest tightening in Q3
  • Secondary Loan Trade Trend - YTD loan trade settlement volume remains high

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