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Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Spencer Anderson' s stories

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  • Asian issuers turn on the taps

    Emerging Markets | 29 January 2016

    China Development Bank and Philippines home-builder Vis

  • Chinese bank yields grind tighter

    Emerging Markets | 22 January 2016

    The strength of the domestic bank bid shows no sign of letting up and issuers display little interest in diversifying their investor bases.

  • Renminbi Formosa market dries up

    Emerging Markets | 15 January 2016

    Taiwanese investors kept the Dim Sum market afloat last year, funnelling surplus renminbi holdings into Formosa bonds denominated in the currency.

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    Noble bonds plummet on downgrade

    Capital City | 08 January 2016

    There has been a dramatic sell-off in the commodities trader Noble Group’s bonds following recent downgrades of its credit ratings to junk status.

  • Asia Bond: Alibaba Group's US$8bn six-tranche bond

    All Special Reports | 18 December 2015

    It is rare for rival bankers to praise a peer’s deal, especially in public, but the Asian debt capital markets community was in agreement that the Asia bond of the year is Alibaba Group’s US$8bn blockbuster debut issue.

  • CCB reassures with tight AT1

    Emerging Markets | 11 December 2015

    The state-owned lender secured orders in excess of US$11bn from 190 investors for a US$3.05bn offer

  • TLAC challenge looms for China

    TLAC challenge looms for China

    Capital City | 30 November 2015

    Larger Chinese banks face higher funding costs from US$500bn capital call

  • 1MDB notes rebound as Najib digs in

    Emerging Markets | 20 November 2015

    1Malaysia Development’s US$3bn bonds due 2023 have made a remarkable comeback in recent weeks, after months in the doldrums amid a worsening political crisis and doubts over the troubled state fund’s ability to pay its debts.

  • Dim Sum still quiet, despite SDR buzz

    Emerging Markets | 20 November 2015

    Global interest in the renminbi rebounded last week after the International Monetary Fund cleared the way for its inclusion in a basket of reserve currencies and investors welcomed the first corporate Dim Sum bonds in almost a month.

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    PRC bond houses dismiss NPL threat

    Capital City | 16 November 2015

    Chinese bankers are shrugging off suggestions that a growing pile of non-performing assets at home could hinder their ability to compete against Western bond underwriters overseas.