US levfin volumes jump after strong earnings season

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By David Bell
13 Aug 2018

Both the US high yield and leveraged loan markets absorbed a flurry of deals at the end of last week after second quarter results painted a strong picture for corporate earnings.

The high yield market pulled itself out of a long slump with 11 issuers tapping the market for a total of $8.4bn during the week, the highest weekly amount in the last 23 weeks, according to JP Morgan analysts.

The primary loan market priced $14.4bn in new deals, ...

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