It’s time for Asian issuers to remember euro bonds

With South Korea and the Philippines heading to euros for new bond transactions, more issuers from Asia should take courage and consider funding in the needlessly neglected currency.

  • By Addison Gong
  • 07 May 2019

Sales of bonds from issuers in Asia ex-Japan have been booming in 2019, with a 5% increase in issuance volumes across G3 currencies.

But dollar-denominated bonds have made up almost 94% of the total G3 supply out of Asia, with issuance volumes in euros have fallen by ...

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