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  • CDB returns with huge floater

    Emerging Markets | 03 March 2017

    China Development Bank returned to the market for floating-rate notes, printing the largest combined offering on record out of Asia, ex-Japan and ex-Australia.

  • Mongolian guards of honor

    Mongolia set for dollar return

    Top News | 24 February 2017

    Mongolia is set to return to the US dollar bond market this week, after reaching a US$5.5bn funding agreement with the International Monetary Fund on February 19.

  • Bank of China finds FRN demand

    Emerging Markets | 10 February 2017

    Chinese non-policy banks issued their first US dollar bonds of the year last week, as the Hong Kong branches of Shanghai Pudong Development Bank and

  • BOC HK gets huge response for FRN

    Ticker | 08 February 2017

    Bank of China’s Hong Kong branch became the first of the China’s big four lenders to print offshore bonds this year, in a deal which suggests that more FIG issuers will print floating-rate tranches in 2017.

  • China property

    Asian high-yield has best month since 2013

    Top News | 03 February 2017

    High-yield bond issues from Asia hit a four-year high in January as borrowers rushed to tap a liquid market before the start of the Trump administration.

  • Singapore: DBS seizes euro covered window

    Emerging Markets | 20 January 2017

    DBS Bank made its debut in the euro covered bond market last week, squeezing into a tight window to complete an issuance it had originally aimed for last year.

  • Passersby walk in front of the main branch of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong.

    StanChart draws on Asian support

    Top News | 13 January 2017

    Standard Chartered priced the year’s first US dollar offering of Additional Tier 1 securities last week, underlining its ability to access regulatory capital after skipping a call option on an outstanding note issue.

  • Year ends with rush of deals

    Emerging Markets | 06 January 2017

    Chinese issuers rushed to print last-minute US dollar bonds in the final two weeks of 2016, causing a surge of offerings in typically the quietest period of the year.

  • Mid-tier banks to drive AT1 volumes

    Emerging Markets | 16 December 2016

    China’s smaller lenders are expected to become a larger part of Asia’s bank capital bond market next year, when a possible tightening of accounting rules and continued growth of risk-weighted assets could put more pressure on capital ratios.

  • Minsheng taps friends

    Emerging Markets | 09 December 2016

    China Minsheng Bank last week underlined Chinese lenders’ ability to access regulatory capital in tough markets with an unrated US$1.439bn issue of Additional Tier 1 securities.

  • Second-time lucky for Country Garden

    Emerging Markets | 09 December 2016

    Country Garden managed to push a US$350m bond offering across the finish line last week, three weeks after shelving a similar issue due to lacklustre investor demand.

  • Euro buyers welcome ChemChina debut

    Emerging Markets | 02 December 2016

    China National Chemical Corporation received a strong response from European investors for its debut euro-denominated bond offering, following a string of acquisitions in the region.

  • Chalieco finds life in Asian HY

    Emerging Markets | 25 November 2016

    China Aluminum International Engineering Corp (Chalieco) became the second Asian issuer of high-yield bonds last week to the surprise of many. A number of people in the market were convinced that lower-rated offerings were impossible in the climate.

  • Asian issuers made to pay up

    Emerging Markets | 18 November 2016

    Asian borrowers are facing higher new-issue premiums as buyer sentiment has become more skittish in an unpredictable political climate.

  • Business as usual for Asian bonds

    Emerging Markets | 11 November 2016

    Asian issuers kept up their frenetic pace of US dollar borrowing last week as regional investors ignored the volatility around Donald Trump’s surprise US election victory.

  • BOC Greens point to rising European interest

    Emerging Markets | 04 November 2016

    Bank of China’s London branch has priced Asia’s latest offering of Green bonds, which pointed to growing interest from European investors.

  • MTR Corp logo

    MTR showcases Green appeal

    Top News | 28 October 2016

    Hong Kong’s MTR Corp underlined the growing appeal of the global Green bond market last week with a deal that attracted a strong European following and even hinted at a pricing advantage over conventional notes.

  • Building a HY footprint

    Emerging Markets | 14 October 2016

    Indonesian companies have stepped up sales of high-yield bonds in the US dollar market, offering investors a chance to diversify away from the dominant Chinese market.

  • China Minsheng Bank branch

    Issuers jump on Asia AT1 bandwagon

    Top News | 07 October 2016

    A new wave of US dollar Additional Tier 1 bonds from Asia is expected towards the end of the month, as issuers seek to take advantage of tight spreads ahead of the US presidential election on November 8.

  • Citic AT1 follows recent trend

    Emerging Markets | 30 September 2016

    China Citic Bank International has become the latest Asian lender to see a new US dollar Additional Tier 1 issue trade lower in secondary markets.

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