Bond pain could become loan market’s gain

By Pan Yue
07 Jun 2018

The age-old debate of loans versus bonds has picked up pace amid turbulence in the debt capital markets, as banks and borrowers in Asia try finding the most suitable funding options, writes Pan Yue.

Last week’s political uncertainties in Italy, combined with the back and forth between the US and China on a potential trade war, took their toll on Asia’s fixed income and equity markets. This followed a relatively weak market backdrop in recent weeks, as bond investors in the region ...

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