Negative bond yields explained

What is meant by negative yield in bonds? Does it mean a borrowing entity is actually asking the investor to pay it an interest amount quarterly or six-monthly or annually? What is the rationale?


From the Trading Desk (14/01/15)

This week: The RBA keeps rates on hold; US Fed members divided on when to increase rates; recent FIIG originated deals have mostly settled and secondary trading has commenced; CBL Corporation releases solid FY14 results; and QBE Capital Funding IV Limited GBP 7.50% 2041 is now available as a GBP DirectBond

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