$2tr EM maturity wall looms as markets worsen

The party looks to be over in emerging market bonds leaving borrowers with one heck of a funding hangover. Years of low rates have prompted a debt splurge from borrowers able to fund at ever lower coupons. But just as dollar rates are on the increase, those credits are racing towards a $2tr maturity wall and the problem of how to refinance it in a market that has presented clear symptoms of risk fatigue this year shows no sign of abating. Lewis McLellan and Francesca Young report.

  • By Francesca Young, Lewis McLellan
  • 06 Dec 2018
For nine years, borrowers across the emerging markets have been able to refinance bond debt at ever lower coupons thanks to low interest rates and central bank quantitative easing. But the savings grew less for the past three years until finally this year investment grade EM corporates started ...

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