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Sunday, 15 July 2018

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  • A security guard walks past a directory board of Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in Hong Kong.

    Hong Kong outlines bail-in rules

    People & Markets | 26 January 2018

    Hong Kong has moved closer to being the first Asian jurisdiction outside Japan to introduce rules for loss-absorbing capacity, laying out proposals that the regulator expects to trigger US$17bn of refinancings from the city’s banks.

  • Qatar National Bank headquarters

    QNB expands investor base to Australia

    Ticker | 25 January 2018

    Qatar National Bank broke new ground with the first Kangaroo issue from Qatar, as issuers from the country look to tap new pools of funding against the backdrop of a continued blockade by their Gulf neighbours.

  • US tax reform lifts Chinese bonds

    US tax reform lifts Chinese bonds

    Top News | 19 January 2018

    China achieved a rare feat last week as one of its US dollar-denominated sovereign bonds was quoted inside US Treasuries, thanks mainly to a rise in US rates after December’s tax reform legislation.

  • Philippines

    Tender helps Philippines print inside curve

    Ticker | 19 January 2018

    The Republic of the Philippines (Baa2/BBB/BBB) completed the first Asian US dollar sovereign bond offering of the year, making deft use of a tender offer to price close to better-rated China.

  • Tencent Chairman and CEO Pony Ma attends a news conference announcing the company's results in Hong Kong, China.

    Tax reform reprices Tencent curve

    Top News | 12 January 2018

    Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has printed its largest offshore bond to-date, raising US$5bn in four tranches as hot demand from US investors, due in part to the effects of US tax reform, helped it reprice its curve.

  • Customers look at a model of a new residential compound, at a showroom of Longfor Properties Co. Ltd., in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

    Chinese developers rush offshore

    Top News | 12 January 2018

    Seven Chinese property developers last week sold a combined US$3.375bn of US dollar bonds, raising expectations for another year of heavy supply from the sector.

  • The logo of Tencent

    Tencent reprices curve on back of hot US demand

    Ticker | 12 January 2018

    Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings printed its largest offshore bond issue to date, raising US$5bn in four tranches as it repriced its curve on the back of hot demand from US investors, due in part to the effects of US tax reform.

  • Longfor Properties

    Longfor's US$6bn order book sets tone for China property

    Ticker | 09 January 2018

    Longfor Properties, rated Baa3/BBB–/BBB, attracted a huge US$6bn order book across two tranches, as the year’s first new offshore bond deal from a Chinese property company showed demand for the sector remained strong.

  • EM investors face diversity challenge

    Emerging Markets | 15 December 2017

    Investors are facing challenges in building diversified Asian credit portfolios in 2018 as thin supply outside of China has left spreads looking tight.

  • Casinos are seen in a general view of Macau

    LIB prints rare Macau non-gaming issue

    Ticker | 15 December 2017

    Luso International Banking gave investors a rare chance to gain exposure to a Macau credit outside the casino sector, but they had to take time to understand a structure that falls under two different regulatory regimes.