Lending throughout the euro zone failed to grow in April after a promising uptick a month earlier, a slip that tempers hopes for a rapid turnaround in borrowing to boost the economy.

(...) trillion-plus ECB scheme to buy chiefly government bonds. Although overall lending is flat, detailed data(...)

(...). For the most part, however, the films were the cinematic equivalent of junk bonds. Presold on premises(...)

Tom Geraghty, Mercer Ireland chief executive: “If you look at one of the frustrations I have had since coming into the CEO position, it is that we are still known as a pensions firm.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) their assets into bonds “precisely at the wrong time” as historic low yields undermine performance “runs(...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus ended the day at €2.44, a rise of 0.37 per cent. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

US stocks fell from near records, while European equities retreated as concern mounted that Greece may not reach a deal with creditors. The dollar (...)

 Prof Honohan was speaking at the Oireachtas finance committee, likely to be his final appearance before he leaves his role later this year  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

(...) a €1.1 billion gain on the disposal of bonds linked to the transaction. Saying the market valuation(...)

31-35 Bow Street: OPW  the sole tenant

(...) and insuring leases to the OPW. With long-term Irish Government bonds now trading at less than 1.3 per(...)

A Hanergy exhibition stand at a Clean Energy Expo in Beijing recently:  China’s Hanergy Thin Film Power Group is under investigation by Hong Kong’s market watchdog,  after the company lost half its market value of nearly $40 billion in 24 minutes on May 20, 2015. Photograph:  REUTERS

(...).However, there are few obvious alternatives, with bonds yielding next to nothing these days, and that has forced(...)

Bankers say the rise in the value of the Swiss franc in January reflected a drying up of liquidity due to restrictions on  trading activities

(...) bull market in bonds to a sudden end and trigger painful increases in volatility across credit and(...)

European Central Bank  asset buying is helping bank earnings, with firms such as Intesa Sanpaolo SpA saying profit doubled in the first quarter as it sold government bonds. (Photograh: FRANK RUMPENHORST/EPA)

(...) doubled in the first quarter as it sold government bonds. “We’re seeing a substantial rotation into value(...)

Axa’s chief executive says divestment move should inspire other financial institutions to follow suit

(...) infrastructure and green bonds.The move makes the French group the biggest recruit to an global fossil(...)