Volkswagen leads borrowing blitz in US after mid-terms

Volkswagen printed the biggest trade in its history as high-grade corporate borrowers blitzed the dollar market in response to the results of the US mid-term elections.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 08 Nov 2018
Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch hailed the mid-term election result, which saw the Democrats take control of the House of Representatives while the GOP increased its hold in the Senate, as “the best possible for US high grade credit spreads” adding that it supported “the ...

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