Thursday, 19 October 2017

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  • World Bank breaks Kauri standard

    Bonds | 17 June 2016

    Another record year is in sight for New Zealand dollar issuance after the World Bank printed the largest single-tranche Kauri bond.

  • National Australia Bank (NAB) logo

    NAB prints largest Aussie RMBS of 2016

    Structured Finance | 10 June 2016

    National Australia Bank took advantage of pent-up investor demand for residential mortgage-backed securities by issuing the largest transaction of the year so far, although activity in the space remains well below levels seen in recent years.

  • ANZ branch

    ANZ establishes US dollar AT1 template

    Ticker | 08 June 2016

    Investors lapped up Australia and New Zealand Banking Group’s groundbreaking US dollar Additional Tier 1 notes, a transaction that may have important implications for Australian banks’ capital raising strategies and the local retail hybrid market.

  • Kangaroos stand by the side of a road on Mount Macedon

    Kangaroo market gains traction

    Top News | 03 June 2016

    Two blue-chip offerings last week showed that the Australian bond market is becoming increasingly relevant as an alternative source of funding for the world’s best-known companies.

  • Coca-Cola to issue debut Kangaroo bond offering

    Capital City | 31 May 2016

    Drinks giant expected to price four and eight-year bonds tomorrow

  • Offshore bid holds for Aussie sovereign

    Bonds | 13 May 2016

    Foreign investor appetite for Australian sovereign paper is holding up well, with offshore buyers taking a healthy 29.9% of last Wednesday’s record-equalling A$7bn (US$5.1bn) syndicated sale of 12-year bonds.

  • Australia tests foreign appetite

    Bonds | 06 May 2016

    Australia’s next sovereign fundraising is shaping up as a key test of foreign investors’ appetite after last week’s surprise rate cut further curtailed the Australian dollar’s once-hefty yield advantage over other top-rated currencies.

  • Aussie banks down, but not out

    People & Markets | 06 May 2016

    Some of the gloss may have come off Australia’s well-regarded banking sector after last week’s half-yearly results from ANZ Banking Group,

  • BoQ reopens Aussie T2 market

    Bonds | 29 April 2016

    Bank of Queensland took advantage of revived institutional appetite for Tier 2 paper with a well-received A$150m (US$116m) 10-year non-call five note that resuscitated a stalling market.

  • Green landmark for Aussie ABS

    Structured Finance | 22 April 2016

    Consumer-finance specialist FlexiGroup broke new ground last week with a landmark Australian securitisation that showed investors will pay a premium for exposure to green assets.