DCM bankers hopeful about bond market resurrection

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By Morgan Davis
28 Mar 2018

Asian bond issuers drew mixed responses this week as they pushed out last minute deals before regulatory funding quotas expire at the end of the month. As new issue premium demands and small fundraising sizes continue to hinder borrowers, attention has turned to whether the forthcoming holidays will bring a market reset. Morgan Davis reports.

The Asian bond market is desperate for a reprieve. The Easter break will shutter Hong Kong on March 30 and April 2, and another public holiday follows on April 5. Market watchers hope the holidays will reset the credit market in the region, after the recent swings put ...

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