The 2016 Bond Market

Here is a quick summary of the 2016 corporate bond market. The outstanding value of corporate bonds exceeded 8.5 trillion dollars, total issuance was around 1.5 trillion dollars, close to 70% were callable, around 92% had a fixed coupon, and the average maturity decreased to 15.8 years. And here are the figures.OutstandingIssuanceCallableFixed-FloatMaturity.png

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