Wednesday, 19 September 2018

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  • Abu Dhabi tempts buyers with long bond

    Emerging Markets | 06 October 2017

    Abu Dhabi reached out to investors in Asia with its longest-ever international bond, tapping into a well of demand from insurers in the region.

  • Access Bank logo

    Access Bank hopes to fight off Nigeria concerns

    Ticker | 29 September 2016

    The market’s appetite for risk will soon get tested as the first Nigerian bank deal in more than two years could appear in the coming days.

  • Akbank branch

    Akbank sweats on way to Tier 2 deal

    Ticker | 22 February 2018

    Akbank dived into the market on Tuesday with a US$400m Tier 2 offering, but the deal struggled to gain momentum as headlines about a potential escalation in the conflict between Turkish forces and Kurdish militia in Northwest Syria dented confidence in an already fragile buyside.

  • Alfa homes in on domestic bid

    Emerging Markets | 28 October 2016

    Alfa-Bank became the first Russian lender to sell Basel III-compliant Additional Tier 1 debt on Thursday but debate raged over how groundbreaking the deal was given the final price and distribution.

  • Alfa-Bank lays groundwork for growth

    Emerging Markets | 21 October 2016

    Alfa-Bank is seeking to issue AT1 debt despite what Sberbank analysts see as a solid capital position.

  • Euroclear logo

    Alliance Oil unsettled by Euroclear block

    Ticker | 26 June 2017

    Euroclear has stopped settling Alliance Oil’s Eurobonds, after the US Treasury added the Russian firm’s parent company to its sanctions list.

  • Angola opens dialogue with IMF

    Emerging Markets | 24 August 2018

    Angola’s bonds rode high on the back of news of engagement with the IMF, with the sovereign’s paper finishing the week two points higher at the long end.

  • Vienna

    Austria sounds out investors for its first 100-year bond sale

    Ticker | 11 September 2017

    Austria is sounding out investors for a potential 100-year sovereign bond sale as soon as Tuesday, in what would be the first “century bond” to be sold publicly by a eurozone country.

  • Bahraini flag

    Bahrain dominates EEMEA trading day

    Ticker | 14 September 2017

    The Bahrain US$3bn new issue is dominating flows in the EM secondary market, according to a trader, as the notes find a bid and the shorter end of the curve pulls tighter.

  • Bahraini flag

    Bahrain makes headway in bond preparations

    Ticker | 09 August 2017

    Bahrain’s government has hired banks for a planned US dollar-denominated bond, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, and one source said that the sovereign could be looking to raise as much as US$2.5bn.

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