Quiet August or choppy September? Bankers face timing dilemma for bond launches

Asian debt capital market volumes have traditionally been smaller in August as bankers and investors take holidays, but worries that the US Federal Reserve might start its long-trailed reduction of quantitative easing as soon as next month have left bankers questioning whether they should be launching deals earlier instead of waiting for activity to normalise in September.

  • By Frances J. Yoon
  • 16 Aug 2013
Similar discussions have been taking place among European bankers over the last few weeks, even when discussing some of the top supranational and agency names. Although secondary liquidity has thinned out in Asia and investors have not been putting in big orders for deals this month, the fact ...

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