Helene Durand is deputy global credit editor for IFR Markets and Reuters. She joined Thomson Reuters in May 2011 from EuroWeek. She spent five and a half years at EuroWeek as fixed income editor, and set up the Daily Bank Finance website there. Before EuroWeek, Helene worked at IFR from July 2000 to December 2005. Helene holds a Law degree from Universite de Bordeaux 4 as well as an MA in European Industrial Relations from Warwick University Business School.
The World Bank is bolstering its treasury capital markets team with the hire of Henry Coyle, according to a spokesperson at the supranational.
Kommunalbanken sailed through the US dollar market on Wednesday, attracting orders of over US$1.65bn for a US$1bn no-grow three-year despite the tight print on offer.
KfW received blowout demand for a €5bn seven-year Global last Wednesday, hitting what has proven to be a sweet spot in the euro market.