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Saturday, 16 December 2017

Spencer Anderson' s stories

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  • ICBC goes big in sluggish market

    Emerging Markets | 18 September 2015

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has printed a large US$2bn issue of 10-year Tier 2 capital bonds at Treasuries plus 275bp, in a trade that bankers say reflects the impact equity markets are having on investors.

  • Pakistan's national flag

    Pakistan hires three for potential US dollar sovereign bond

    Capital City | 17 September 2015

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan has named three banks for a potential offering of 144A/Reg S US dollar bonds.

  • A Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) branch in Shanghai

    ICBC goes big with Tier 2 in sluggish market

    Capital City | 16 September 2015

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has printed a large US$2bn 10-year Tier 2 capital bond at Treasuries plus 275bp, in a deal that bankers said reflected the ongoing impact equity markets are having on investors.

  • Hong Kong's central financial district

    Asian banks stir order book debate

    People & Markets | 11 September 2015

    Asian bankers are debating an end to the release of order book statistics on bond issues in a move that would challenge investors’ demands for greater transparency.

  • Banks battle back to bonds

    Emerging Markets | 11 September 2015

    A pair of Chinese banks braved volatile conditions to reopen the G3 market last week, but the secondary performances of the bonds show that investor sentiment remains fragile.

  • Bank of China logo

    Growing pains for China DCM

    Top News | 04 September 2015

    Chinese banks risk losing recent gains in international bond underwriting as fears of an economic slowdown put expansion plans on hold and foreign recruitment efforts continue to flounder.

  • asia bonds

    Bank lead orders cause alarm

    Top News | 28 August 2015

    Both investors and issuers are expressing concern over the role of bookrunners who submit early orders to support Asian bond issues.

  • Malaysia

    1MDB trading points to Malaysia fears

    Top News | 21 August 2015

    Slumping prices on a US$3bn bond issue from Malaysia’s 1MDB have revealed widespread doubts about the government’s ability to support the troubled investment fund amid a worsening political crisis.

  • Philippines: Perpetuals end dry spell

    Emerging Markets | 21 August 2015

    Two Philippine issuers last week broke a two-month drought in offshore issuance from the country, racing to print perpetual bonds before rate hikes make investors demand more reward for duration risk.

  • Euro and US dollar notes

    Dollar credit survives China shock

    Top News | 14 August 2015

    Global fixed-income investors say they remain committed to Chinese US dollar-denominated credit, despite the renminbi devaluation, but have cut high-yield positions substantially.