Revival on the cards for loan market after tough year

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By Pan Yue
04 Oct 2018

The Asian loan market suffered a drop in volume in the third quarter, with bankers blaming a lack of event-driven deals, a deprecating renminbi and trade tensions for the fall. But all hope is not lost just yet, with a turnaround coming, writes Pan Yue.

In the third quarter, 115 offshore deals were announced or closed in Asia ex-Japan, compared to 163 deals during the same period last year. At the same time, deal volume also declined to $57bn from $61.4bn, according ...

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