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Analysis: U.S. junk bond investors push back on loose terms

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By Kate DuguidNEW YORK (Reuters) - WeWork Companies' $702 million junk-bond debut last month included a feature investors in the space had seldom seen in recent years: a sweetened yield. To persuade investors to buy the deal, the office-sharing firm ultimately jacked up the interest rate it would pay by about a full percentage point to 7.875 percent. That deal and a handful of others in the $1.5 trillion high-yield market show that bond buyers are clawing back some of the leverage they ceded during nearly 10 years of indiscriminate buying in a sometimes-frantic hunt for yield.In the ...

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First Published: Fri, May 11 2018. 22:52 IST