Heavy Asia bond pipeline looms after market rollercoaster pushes issuers to the sidelines

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By Morgan Davis
08 Feb 2018

Stock market volatility quickly spread to bonds this week, bringing Asia’s dollar bond market to a near standstill. The hold-up has started to ease and issuers are preparing deals again, but the blip has created a backlog of bond issues that will flood the market after Chinese New Year. Morgan Davis reports.

The window is nearly closed for new offshore bond deals in Asia. The past week was supposed to see issuers make a last mad dash to the primary market before Chinese New Year, but the US stock market’s swings put a dampener on those plans for many. Several ...

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