Analysis: Regulatory changes could hit bond liquidity

03/15/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Individual investors continue to put money in bonds despite a rally in equities. However, bond investors could face a liquidity issue should the situation change, Richard Barley writes. Basel III rules have caused dealers to significantly pare back bond inventory, so if retail investors start exiting en masse, it is unclear who will emerge to buy those bonds.

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