Edition:
International

Christopher Langner

Korea meeting fixed income investors

May 14 2014

SINGAPORE, May 14 (IFR) - The Republic of Korea, rated Aa3, A+, AA-, has announced it will meet investors in the United States and Europe starting on May 20.

INDONESIA OFFERS 10-YEAR, 30-YEAR BONDS AT 6.2%, 7.1%

Jan 06 2014

SINGAPORE, Jan 7 (IFR) - The Republic of Indonesia has announced a new two-tranche dollar-denominated bond transaction. The sovereign is offering a 10-year bond at a yield in the area of 6.2% and a 30-year at a yield in the vicinity of 7.1%.

CROATIA OFFERS DOLLAR BOND DUE JANUARY 2024 AT 6.5%-6.625%

Nov 19 2013

SINGAPORE, Nov 19 (IFR) - The Republic of Croatia has announced price guidance in the area of 6.500%-6.625% for its new 10-year bonds due January 2024. The transaction is being sold in a Regulation S rule 144 A format, meaning they are denominated in US dollars and only institutional investors are allowed to buy it.

DAGONG DOWNGRADES US TO A- FROM A

Oct 17 2013

SINGAPORE, Oct 17 (IFR) - Chinese rating agency Dagong has downgraded the United States to A- from A and maintained a negative outlook on the sovereign's credit.

Duration risk is back in vogue - for the time being

Sep 27 2013

SINGAPORE, Sept 27 (IFR) - Buyers of Asian bonds are all about duration risk lately. Three transactions from companies in the region this week showed there is plenty of appetite for longer maturities and lower yields.

EM bond supply on course for new record

May 23 2013

LONDON, May 23 (IFR) - Emerging markets issuance volumes could break the USD600bn mark by the end of the year if the present rate of supply is maintained, according to Thomson Reuters data, which would represent a 40% increase on 2012's record level.

Asian hybrids back on as duration vogue builds

Apr 18 2013

SINGAPORE, April 18 (IFR) - As investors shift their views on where rates are heading, bankers in Asia are seeing the opportunity to revive the corporate hybrid market to satisfy the growing appetite for duration.

Bankers' Sing song hits deaf ears

Oct 18 2012

Oct 18 (IFR) - Bankers are trying to bring the first foreign sovereign Singapore dollar bond and have been pitching hard to some of the world's savvier treasurers.

Downgrades hinder DCM business for US banks in Asia

Jun 25 2012

SINGAPORE, June 25 (IFR) - The round of downgrades on global banks served up by Moody's on Thursday has left some institutions with Asian operations smiling, even though their credit ratings were cut as well.

Savvy Swissie deal shows KDB's funding strategy

Apr 25 2012

SINGAPORE, April 25 (IFR) - Korea Development Bank's decision to tap the Swiss franc market even as its peers line up with US dollar bonds has provided a rare glimpse into the savvy funding strategy of one of Asia's top borrowers.

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