S&P predicts $1tr of ABS issuance in 2018

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By Max Adams
03 Jan 2018

After a booming 2017, with record deal volumes across securitized asset classes, S&P Global Ratings has predicted there will be $1tr of issuance across global ABS markets in 2018, driven by sustained economic expansion.

Global securitization volumes jumped by 39% last year compared to 2016 levels, with around $930bn of bonds sold, the agency said in a report on Wednesday. The analysts projected slight increases in volume across most US asset classes this year, with total US securitization issuance expected in the ...

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