Hopes for bonds despite quiet open

Hopes for bonds despite quiet open

Bonds

Latin American borrowers have made a tentative approach to 2014 in the cross-border bond market, with debt sales lower than a year ago. Still, there is optimism that the market will pick up. Brazilian and Mexican stock markets gained on Friday, and although US equity markets had mixed results, weak payroll numbers released Friday were said by one observer to be bond-market friendly. Overall the bond market has opened this year with more a “whimper” than a “bang”, in the words of one investment b

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