Sunday, 22 July 2018

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  • 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.

  • Republic leads Green sovereign pack with comeback trade

    Emerging Markets | 02 February 2018

    Poland further grew its credentials as one of the leading sovereign Green bond issuers, becoming the only state to tap that market twice as others have yet to show their hand.

  • Poland

    Poland sets final terms for euro Green bond

    Ticker | 31 January 2018

    The Republic of Poland has launched a €1bn Green bond due August 2026 at 23bp over mid-swaps, according to a lead.