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The Latest News:

  • According to Lipper data, high-yield funds saw $909 million in withdrawals in the week ended Jan. 30, reports Matthew Fuller for Forbes.
  • Corporate borrowers with a less stellar credit rating sold $27.7 billion in debt this year, compared to $43.3 billion for the same period year-over-year, a 36% decline, Financial Times reports.
  • The Markit CDX North American Investment Grade Index, a credit-default swaps benchmark used to hedge against losses or speculate on creditworthiness, rose 3.1 basis points to 74.4%, the highest level since November, reports Jessica Summers for Bloomberg.
  • Swaps are rising due to weak manufacturing data, which decreased to 51.3 from 56.5 in December, the largest decline since December 1980.

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Max Chen contributed to this article.