Thursday, 22 March 2018

Robert Hogg' s stories

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  • Saudi

    Saudi Arabia debt management office meets investors in London - sources

    Ticker | 01 March 2018

    The Saudi Arabia debt management office is meeting investors this week in London to provide updates on the sovereign’s debt plans, according to investor sources.

  • Qatar National Bank headquarters

    Qatari banks find investor appetite in niche markets

    Ticker | 27 February 2018

    Qatari banks are continuing to edge back into the capital markets, with both Qatar National Bank and Commercial Bank of Qatar raising fresh funds on Tuesday.

  • Kremlin wall

    Russia rises on rating upgrade

    Ticker | 26 February 2018

    Russia’s US dollar bonds are trading up in the wake of a positive move from S&P on Friday.

  • Kenya builds book bonanza

    Emerging Markets | 23 February 2018

    Investor appetite for African sovereign risk showed no signs of abating on Wednesday as Kenya became the latest name to attract huge demand for a healthy dose of yield.

  • Moldova: Trans-Oil misses shot at Moldovan landmark

    Emerging Markets | 23 February 2018

    Trans-Oil Group failed to become the first Moldovan corporate to tap the international markets as a lack of demand saw leads postpone the deal.

  • 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.

  • A military officer prepares to raise the national flag outside the Kenyan parliament in Nairobi

    Investors left in the dark over Kenya

    Ticker | 20 February 2018

    Kenya’s failure to appear on the screens has left investors scratching their heads, having expected to be getting to grips with a dual-tranche 10 and 30-year offering from the sovereign.

  • Israel Electric fizzes in primary

    Emerging Markets | 09 February 2018

    Israel Electric steered through choppy waters as it achieved its tightest reoffer spread in the dollar market on the way to raising US$1bn through 10.5-year senior secured notes.

  • Nostrum chalks off 2019s

    Emerging Markets | 09 February 2018

    Nostrum Oil & Gas printed a US$400m seven-year non-call three bond on Thursday as it raised funds for two bonds that are currently callable but are due in 2019.

  • Russian issuers brush off US list

    Emerging Markets | 02 February 2018

    A flow of Russian announcements demonstrated that the market was unfazed by the US Treasury’s publication of a so-called ‘oligarchs list’ on Tuesday.