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Monday, 11 December 2017

Spencer Anderson' s stories

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  • Banks face US$400bn capital call

    Emerging Markets | 13 November 2015

    China’s four biggest banks may have to raise up to US$400bn to meet new global capital rules, an onerous task seen as likely to pressure them to slow down lending at a time when Beijing wants them to help prop up economic growth.

  • China bond houses dismiss NPL threat

    People & Markets | 13 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.

  • China Huarong Asset Management

    Huarong blowout gives hope to nervous market

    Capital City | 13 November 2015

    A blowout deal from Huarong Finance II Co has reaffirmed the strength of the Chinese bank bid and offered hope to a nervous market that conditions for issuers and investors are becoming more stable.

  • Logo of the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM)

    Kexim premium lures investors

    Top News | 06 November 2015

    In a departure from the tight pricing for which highly rated South Korean issuers are notorious, Export-Import Bank of Korea sold a two-tranche US$1.75bn bond offering at a premium last week in a successful bid to broaden its investor base.

  • Traditional dancers perform during a parade celebrating Sri Lanka's 62nd Independence Day, in Kandy

    Sri Lanka offers hope for EM

    Top News | 30 October 2015

    The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka lured investors to a 10-year bond issue last week, raising hopes of a revival in appetite for frontier-market risk.

  • China bank capital wave starts to peter out

    People & Markets | 23 October 2015

    A widely expected wave of Chinese bank capital offerings is likely to be just a ripple, as slow growth and better-than-expected existing capital levels have reduced the urgency for such issuance.

  • Glorious gains ahead of maturity

    Emerging Markets | 09 October 2015

    Fears of a second offshore default from China’s property sector receded last week as Glorious Property’s high-yield bonds staged a dramatic recovery ahead of an October 25 maturity.

  • The Great Wall of China

    CDB snub dents China debt pipeline

    Top News | 02 October 2015

    China’s top policy bank narrowly avoided disaster on a two-tranche bond issue last week, but the weak response from investors raised new questions over Beijing’s ability to push more of the country’s funding requirements to the international markets.

  • The Great Wall of China

    In IFR this week: CDB snub dents China debt pipeline

    Capital City | 02 October 2015

    China’s top policy bank narrowly avoided disaster on a two-tranche bond issue last week, but the weak response from investors raised new questions over Beijing’s ability to push more of the country’s funding requirements to the international markets.

  • Singapore Power holds non-deal roadshow

    Ticker | 29 September 2015

    Singapore Power is holding non-deal roadshows for a possible bond offering.