Spencer Anderson is a senior report at IFR on the people and markets desk. Since joining in 2011 he has written extensively on banking regulation, tax issues and capital markets. He was previously with the Financial Times.
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Beijing State-Owned Assets Management (Hong Kong) booked orders of over US$7.45bn for a debut offering of dual-tranche bonds of five and 10 years. The offering paradoxically highlights the importance of implicit government support, as well as investor acceptance of keepwell guarantee st
Corporate treasurers say tougher regulatory requirements facing banks are forcing issuers to hire greater numbers of bookrunners for bond offerings.
Bond market professionals in Greater China are pushing regulators to create a fixed-income trading link between the onshore and offshore markets on the back of the success of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect.