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Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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  • Aurizon Holdings logo

    Huge demand for Aurizon

    Ticker | 15 June 2017

    Aurizon Network, rated Baa1/BBB+ (Moody’s/S&P), attracted an impressive order book of over A$1.45bn (US$1.09bn), from more than 100 accounts, for Wednesday’s A$425m sale of seven-year medium-term notes. 

  • Warnings over Aussie mortgages

    People & Markets | 09 June 2017

    Fears of a correction in Australia’s housing market are growing even after the country chalked up 103 consecutive quarters without a technical recession.

  • Kangaroo/Pence

    Downgrade rocks Australia's Liberty

    Top News | 26 May 2017

    A mass downgrade of Australian financial institutions last week left Liberty Financial facing an immediate increase in borrowing costs.

  • ireworks explode over the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

    Australia retains Triple A ratings

    Ticker | 17 May 2017

    Australia has retained its coveted position as one of only 10 countries with Triple A ratings from all three main agencies, after S&P today reaffirmed the sovereign’s AAA status, with a negative outlook. 

  • Budget levy hits Australian majors

    People & Markets | 12 May 2017

    Australia’s major banks suffered dual blows last week, with an annual budget imposing a 6bp levy on their liabilities coming a day after a new inquiry was announced into banking competitiveness.

  • Volkswagen makes happy ABS return

    Structured Finance | 12 May 2017

    Volkswagen Financial Services achieved a very strong outcome from last Thursday’s A$466m (US$343m) issuance of Driver Australia Four Trust Auto asset-backed securities.

  • VW

    Volkswagen secures happy ABS return

    Ticker | 12 May 2017

    Volkswagen Financial Services secured a very strong result from last Thursday’s A$466m issuance of Driver Australia Four Trust Auto asset-backed securities.

  • Australian flag is planted on a sandbag wall protecting a business on a flooded street in Brisbane.

    Australian major banks hit by budget levy

    Ticker | 10 May 2017

    Australia’s major banks suffered a blow on Tuesday as the annual budget imposed a 6bp levy on their liabilities, a day after a new inquiry was announced into banking competitiveness. 

  • Kommunalbanken sign

    KBN to reopen stalled Kauri bond market

    Ticker | 08 May 2017

    Kommunalbanken Norway is about to reopen the Kauri bond market with a NZ$50m (US$34m) minimum tap of its August 20 2025 line, the market’s first offering since February 23. 

  • Kauri slowdown worsens

    Bonds | 05 May 2017

    Kauri supply has slowed further this year as spreads over US Treasuries continue to shrink, with four sovereign, supranational or agency issuers raising just NZ$1.3bn (US$910m) from five trades.