Sunday, 18 March 2018

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  • IFC, Amundi create US$2bn Green EM bond fund

    Ticker | 24 April 2017

    International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, and asset manager Amundi have partnered to create what they bill as the world’s largest Green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets.

  • South Korea plans new approach to restructurings

    People & Markets | 21 April 2017

    South Korean regulators plan to give private-equity funds (PEFs) a bigger role in corporate debt restructurings, in a move that will challenge expectations of support for troubled companies from state-owned lenders.

  • US-DPRK tension adds to Asian investors' worries

    Ticker | 18 April 2017

    Heightened tensions between the US and North Korea, which showed off ballistic missiles during a military parade over the weekend, added to investors’ already skittish mood ahead of a heavy pipeline of new bond issues.

  • CCB Life revives China Core Tier 2

    Emerging Markets | 13 April 2017

    CCB Life Insurance last Wednesday became only the second issuer to sell offshore Core Tier 2 securities under China’s revised regulations on solvency for the insurance industry.

  • China banks eye preference shares

    Bank of China goes multi-tranche and multi-currency

    Ticker | 10 April 2017

    Bank of China, rated A1/A/A, has hired leads for an offering of multi-tranche, multi-currency Reg S senior bonds with short to intermediate maturities in US dollars, euros, Australian dollars and offshore renminbi off its MTN programme.

  • Rupiah

    Record-breaking EM thrives on inflows

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    EM bond issuance will continue to be robust over the coming months although the pace is expected to slow in the wake of a record quarter of supply.

  • Exit, pursued by bulls

    Indika sets Triple C marker

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    Asia’s high-yield bull run reached new heights last week as investors snapped up Triple C rated new issues for the first time in years.

  • World Bank targets Singapore retail

    Bonds | 07 April 2017

    The World Bank is exploring a potential issue of retail bonds in Singapore to boost interest in sustainable development bonds and tap the affluent population.

  • Asian perpetuals stay on fire

    Emerging Markets | 07 April 2017

    Two Asian high-yield issuers sold perpetual bonds in the international markets last Thursday, underlining the depth of demand for riskier products in the hunt for yield.

  • Indonesian sukuk find broad appeal

    Emerging Markets | 24 March 2017

    The Republic of Indonesia (Baa3/BB+/BBB-) on Wednesday priced a US$3bn dual-tranche sukuk offering below its last conventional dollar issue in early December, despite two US rate increases in the interim.