Japan’s bond issuers adapt and stay agile
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Japan’s bond issuers adapt and stay agile

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda leaves after G-20 finance ministers plenary during IMF-World Bank annual meeting in Washington on October 18, 2019. Photo by Yuri Gripas/ABACAPRESS.COM

Volatile markets, geopolitical tensions, divergence in monetary policies and an impending changing of the guard at the Bank of Japan are all among the challenges Japan’s leading issuers are getting ready to tackle over the next year. But their strong credentials and growing emphasis on environmental, social and governance factors mean they will still likely have the upper hand when it comes to tapping capital markets.

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