Issuers should not defer debt sales despite QE debate

While markets appear to have priced in a tapering of US quantitative easing in September, a growing number of economists are arguing that weak data from the US mean any reduction is unlikely to happen until December. But whatever the timetable for the withdrawing of QE, rates are only heading one way — up — and bankers say bond issuers would be better advised to come in the current period of market stability, writes Lorraine Cushnie.

  • By Lorraine Cushnie
  • 09 Aug 2013
Last Friday’s US non-farm payroll data led many watchers to stick to their conviction that the Federal Reserve will begin reducing quantitative easing in September. While the 162,000 jobs number was below consensus expectations of 183,000, the unemployment rate continued to fall — 7.4% in July, down from ...

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