Saturday, 10 December 2016

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers graduated from Oxford University in 1986 where he read Politics, Philosophy and Economics. That year he joined Nomura International , attending the company’s graduate trainee programme at Nomura Securities’ headquarters in Tokyo. He worked as an institutional bond salesman for Nomura in London for five years, covering central banks and institutions in Scandinavia. He subsequently worked on the institutional sales desk at Long Term Credit Bank of Japan in London before moving on to the derivatives and structured note desk at First National Bank of Chicago in London. Jonathan joined IFR Asia in 2003 as syndicated loans editor and subsequently became debt capital markets editor in 2005. He is currently IFR Asia’s chief analyst, credit.

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Recent stories

  • Jonathan Rogers new June 2014

    Berau's low-brow offer is pause for thought

    IFR 2163 10 December to 16 December 2016

    THE ONGOING RESTRUCTURING saga at Indonesian coal producer Berau Coal hit a roadblock last week when a proposed swap of 2015 paper on which the company defaulted last year and on its due 2017s into new debt failed to get inked by creditors.

  • Jonathan Rogers

    An answer to Singapore's default problem

    IFR 2162 3 December to 9 December 2016

    When most people think of Singapore they imagine efficiency, clean streets, low crime and a lack of corruption. The spectre of debt defaults has not encroached on that image until now, or until a year ago to be precise, when a Singapore dollar bond issued by Indonesian telecoms merchandiser Trikomsel missed a coupon payment.

  • Jonathan Rogers

    Here comes the Asian recession

    IFR 2159 12 November to 18 November 2016

    AND SO THE orange-faced candidate won. I watched the US presidential election unfold last Wednesday with friends in Singapore, flipping channels between CNN, BBC and Fox News, wondering all the way through why the updates on the electoral college tally were so slow. Surely it was too late to impact the polling booths?

  • A lesson from the Wild East

    IFR 2158 5 November to 11 November 2016

  • The good cops take charge

    IFR 2157 29 October to 04 November 2016

  • This time it's different

    IFR 2156 22 October to 28 October 2016

  • Is Marmite inflation fungible?

    IFR 2155 15 October to 21 October 2016

  • Revving up the volume on 1MDB

    IFR 2154 8 October to 14 October 2016

  • China's property bond bubble is back

    IFR 2153 1 October to 7 October 2016

  • Friends in advisory places

    IFR 2152 24 September to 30 September 2016

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